Sunday, March 20, 2011

BoxOffice March 20, 1943

BoxOffice, March 20, 1943


"Luncheon With the Disneys - Ned Depinet, president of RKO Radio, visited the Disney Studio and had luncheon with company officials there. From left to right: Roy O. Disney, executive vice-president and general manager: Walt Disney, Depinet and Gunther Lessing, vice-president and general counsel."

"Paramount and Walt Disney's "Saludos Amigos,""

"Labor-Managers Formed

First Hollywood studio to organize a labor-management committee along the lines now being recommended by the war manpower commission for the major plants, is Leon Schlesinger's cartoon-making company."

"Cartoon Producers Ass'n Holds Fourth Session

Leon Schlesinger served as temporary chairman when the Animated Film Producers' Ass'n held its fourth meeting for further discussion of means whereby closer cooperation among cartoon producers may be realized. The association, now well along in the formative stage, has as its purpose: the stopping of help pirating: contacting of various government branches and bureaus"
Membership includes Schlesinger. Walt Disney. Walter Lantz. George Pal. M-G-M and Screen Gems. Hal Adelquist of the Disney Studios has been chosen as temporary executive secretary."

"Original 'Amigos' Drawings Featured in Art Exhibit

Cleveland Original drawings of Disney's "Saludos Amigos" as well as other Disney sketches made during his South American tour, are being featured at the Cleveland Museum of Art in a display sponsored by the Cleveland Council of International Relations this month. This is part of a South American exhibit covering many fields."

"Cartoonist's Wife

Has Story on Contests

Boston Mrs. Arthur C. Moger, wife of the motion picture cartoonist and promotion agent locally, has an article in this

month's issue of She, a comparatively new magazine for women. Her theme is the conduct of contests in and out of theatres, a subject on which she should be well versed since her husband has conducted scores of local theatre and other contests. Mrs. Moger's story is well written and offers much interesting information. She is a graduate pharmacist and says Moger married her because he found "she could

get aspirin tablets at wholesale.""

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