Monday, January 10, 2011

BoxOffice, January 2, 1943


Tent No. 9, entertained children of film men at a merry party in the Ten Eyck Hotel rooms last Sunday afternoon. Kids from four to 15 waded into the refreshments, laughed at single reelers and cartoons furnished by local exchanges, sang, and played bingo with war stamps Among those who assisted at as prizes. the party were Lou Golding, chie£ barker and Fabian division manager: C. J. Latta, upstate zone manager of Warner Theatres; C. A."

New York The opening of a branch of Famous Studios here does not mean the closing of the Miami studio, according to Russell Holman. eastern production manager of Paramount. The Miami lot will
continue, but on a reduced scale, he said.

"Popeye" and "Superman" cartoons. Sam Buchwald, general manager, and I. Sparber and Dan Gordon, producing directors, are in town preparing the local studios"
directing activities at the Famous Studios (the physical property of the former Fleischer Studios, reorganized last spring will head a unit of 40 going to New York to open a branch studio there shortly after the first of the year. Isador Sparber will go as Buckwald's aide. This new Famous branch studio will be located on 45th St. Seymour Kneitel remains in Miami to supervise local activities of the studio, which has added to its output a series of training films being produced for the government."

p33: ""Ration Bored," a Woody Woodpecker cartune about gasoline rationing, has been put into work by WALT LANTZ"

"There also was much enthusiasm in evidence at RKO's trade screening of the new Bob Hope picture, "They've Got Me Cornered" and the Disney short, "Der

Fuehrer's Face," and the latest issue of "This Is America," titled "Army Chaplain.""

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