The 61-minute live-action feature " Bill and Coo " ( 1948 ) was filmed in Trucolor and received a special Academy Award.
Yet it was a film short, " Bill and Coo, " that brought him the industry's highest honor _ an Academy Award in 1948 for special achievement.
Slanguists J . S . Farmer and William Ernest Henley in their 1890 dictionary defined the term as " to fondle; bill and coo; indulge in endearments, " its synonym firkytoodle, a verb that seems to have slipped into desuetude.