Leon received six nominations for the six best cartoons he produced; It's Got Me Again, A Wild Hare, Hiawatha's Rabbit Hunt, Rhapsody in Rivets, Pigs in Polka, and Greetings, Bait.
When Leon was 14 years old, he worked as an usher at the Philadelphia theatre.
The Looney Tunes cartoon, A Corny Concerto, that Leon produced was an early parody of Walt Disney's 1943 musical motion picture, Fantasia.
Leon Schlesinger was Jewish.
Leon Schlesinger died in Los Angeles, California from a viral infection.
Leon Schlesinger produced over 400 Looney Tunes cartoons.
Leon Schlesinger died Christmas of 1949.
Leon Schlesinger created a sister series of the Looney Tunes called Merry Melodies.
Leon Schlesinger withdrew his cartoons from the Academy Award consideration in 1938 as a protest for perceived preferential treatment afforded to Walt Disney.
Leon Schlesinger made his real life appearance in the Looney Tunes cartoon, You Oughta be in Pictures.
Leon's Height: 5' 7½" (1.71 m).
Leon Schlesinger left an estate worth $904,700.00.
Leon Schlesinger was the inspiration for Daffy Duck's lisp.
He was married to Bernice K.
Leon: Roll the Garbage!
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