BoxOffice May 8, 1943
"manager, are 07i a tour of the Cleveland and other exchanges Leon Schlesinger. producer of cartoon comedies fcr Warners, is in town from the coast Harry Goldberg. Warner circuit advertisi7ig and publicity director, spent part of the"
"home office. To Show Print of "Bell Tolls" Leon Schlesinger. Warner cartoon maker, He left for New York and Washington."
"Roy Disney and Vern Caldwell of the Walt Disney organization are conducting
business in New York"
p47"Breakdown by Studios
Distribution of the subscriptions by studios resulted in the following tabulation:
General Service. 55 subscriptions lor $947,00; independents, 179 for $7,457,64; Disney, 674 lor $6,613,56; Technicolor, 795 lor $5,852,90; United Artists, 159 lor $14,347,25; Goldwyn, 328 lor $6,929,43; Republic, 638 lor $9,453,59; Allied Industries, 719 lor $13,804,12; Columbia, 1,342 lor $30,587,90; RKO, 1,119 lor $23,232,99;
Warner Bros,, 2,913 lor $62,121 01; Paramount, 2,498 lor $61,358,71; 20th-Fox, 3,263 lor $80,230,33; M-G-M, 4,082 lor $89,270,38.
Universal, 1,723 lor $30,153,36;
Several United Artists contributions originating in three of the major studios which handle their own accounts are being credited back by the committee for report purposes. This brings Goldwyn studios up to 355 subscriptions for a total of $13,281.43: RKO, 1,170 for $27,173.99: and General Service, 99 for $3,142.00."
"for $1,442,75; projectionists, 208 lor $1,677,30; property, 1,266 lor $9,582.80; screen SOEG, 1,379 for $7,cartoonists, 545 for $4,872,55;"
btory to use as basis ol a swing symphony, film is being prepared by Bugs hardaway Milt Schaeler. Spike Jones and the City Slickers
Cartunes Studios has purchased Siam," from Del Porter and Paul"
"The weeks scattered highlights: The Screen Cartoonist Guild withdrew demands for a 22 per cent pay increase"
"Tipple Harrison is reported back from his army stint. He's over 38 Hugh Harman of the Harman-Ising Cartoons and Dick Kahn visited Variety Pictures' Saul Goldman en route to 'Washington. Harman and Kahn are now producing training films for the government."
Disney's "Casey Moe" Mo. Will Glorify K.
the old town to look forward to, now one of the local boys who has made good in Hollywood in a big way.
will create a cartoon charhe will call "Casey Moe" (K. C, Mo.) for use on municipal forms. Casey
go to bat for the city by appearing on such interesting items as tax notices
came from Councilman Frank Backstrom. who had gone to school with Disney.
F. Cookingham, city manager, liked it so well he wrote Disney and has just received an affirmative answer."
Fill Houses in Ottawa Ottawa An estimated 4.000 juveniles
lined the street for the special cartoon slioW'S at the Capitol"
"The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
(Madcap Models) 9 Mins. Excellent. Based on the popular children's book of the same name by Dr. Seuss, this is probably one of the finest releases of its type and reminds one of the whimsy of the master Walt Disney. It's great entertainment and should leave its mark as one of the finer shorts of this or any season for that"