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BoxOffice, January 23, 1943

BoxOffice, January 23, 1943

It's messy, I know,



p9
NCOME TAX BUREAU

Welcome/

"I did

it

for

/

my

Uncle Sam!

patriotic

to

He's depending

WALT

on every

Showman

it

book

ISNEYS DONALD

— and fasti"

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FREE

ONE SHEET

(From Your National Screen Exchange)

A SWELL REEL GRATIS FOR A

BIG

!

WAR JOB!

Uncle Sam

collect the

1

— Donald

biggest

Duck's "The Spirit of '43"

will help

Income Tax

bill

in history!

2



It

prepares

it

new

tax-payers as well as old ones for their duty

— and

does

in the gay

Disney way!

is

3

ij

— Because of celluloid quotas there a limited supply of prints. 4 — Bookings must begin at once to cover theatres by March — Write or wire today to your National Screen Branch.

all

'Sponsored by

15th.

War

Activities

Committee, 1501 Broadway, N. Y. C.

p(early)

"and exploitation campaigns Walt Disney's Donald Duck, resplendent in Techni. . ."
again contribute his bit to the Treasury Department's thankless job of collecting income taxes. Disney has been commissioned by Secretary Henry Morgenthau to produce "The Spirit of 1943," as a sequel to "The New Spirit." in which briefie of a year ago Donald attempted to make painless the paying of income

color, will

taxes."

""America Speaks." and a Walt Disney short "The Spirit of '43" produced for the treasury and starring Donald Duck, will be released in February, according to the

Activities

will

War

Committee. The Disney short be released February 4. The other

shorts"

p30?
"National Screen exchanges will distribute 677 Technicolor prints on the Disney short. The subject has been endorsed by the theatres

division"
chairman. This is the second time Donald has aided Mr. Morgenthau's department in sugar-coating the tax message. This year he will be doing an additional

Wilby

job for the millions who are filing returns for the first time. The duck plays a triple

role."


p23?
"The newsreel continues its recital in North Africa and one of Walt Lantr/s color "Swing Symphony," Introduces a new note into the comic i*ects of war production, to add further zest to a program that is ctically as dynamic as dynamite.

vital affairs

toons,"'


p43?: "cartoons" appears


p47
"Snapping the above exclusive photo, the alert Boxoffice photographer caught James Finney, Walt Disney sales executive (left) and Walter Brandivisional sales manager, at the Chicago train station just as they were ready to board the Commodore Vanderbilt for New York. Since both of the boys are gin-rummy sharks, it looked like a lot of "blitzing" was in the offing. son,"



p55?
"during the week was James Finey. Walt Disney representative At Republic, Lavone Morroio of SpenVisitor"

p59
"Screen will distribute for the treasury department a special gratis six-minute Walt Disney Technicolor reel, "The Spirit of "43," which

has to do with early payment of income

taxes."

p?(late)

"WALT DISNEY'S

Itar

and stars

is

Excellent example of ad

reader's

impresses

title

mind

atmospheric

Action."

is

manner,

Use

by

of

this

Fuehrer's Face

one

three

"Stand

By

for

title

as

separate

headlines

justified

accompanying

action-sketches

and

text.



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PfwdeM

of

IWITED ARTISTS tANDOlPH OEARBORh

AT

Novy Log..

v/

,

/

.

'

MACDONALOC CAREY

;'

:

smart

ads,

Campaign

at for

United Artists Theatre, Chicago, ran this little eye-catcher at foot of feature

to

tell

'/^fl

Htrwj

T'JWS -WlltKt F«d •e's-Wnt:

and

sell

the fact

that

they

premiere

of

"Shadow

of

a

Doubt"

upon

were playing "Der Fuehrer's Face" as a

special extra attraction."

p44:
WALT LANTZ Cartunes Studio has purchased the song "Pass the Biscuits Miranda" for the final Swing Symphony cartune of the 1942-43 series. The tune, written by Del Porter and Carl Hoelle, will be sung by Porter in the film."

p43
"Back from six weeks of New York and Washington conferences came Leon Schlesinger, who prepared to begin immediately on short subjects for the treasury department as well as his Warner cartoons."

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