BoxOffice June 12, 1943
Unusually strong set of images in this, including Fred Quimby and Paul Terry (in different pics)
Long ad from Paramount involving Popeye, Noveltoons, Raggedy Ann ad Ady, Puppetoons (Madcap Models) and more.
"Wall Disney Feature-Length Cartoon Features "Bongo" Walt Disney will make a feature-length
cartoon from "Bongo" by Sinclair Lewis. The story, which was printed in Cosmopolitan magazine, is about a performmg never bear that was born in a carnival and knew anything about other bears until he into his natural environment was thrown during a railroad wreck. Disney's producSeversky's tion of Major Alexander P. de for "Victory Through Air Power" is ready
fearelease: his second South American into proture, "Surprise Package," is well feature, "The Gremduction and a fourth
(Fred Quimby pic)
"This opens a new field for films," he pointed out. "Mobile units are sent by boats and trains into remote areas where films have never been shown before. The
Ernesto A. Romero, center, vice con.'iul of Mexico, was one of the honored guests at a west coast preview of Spanish versions of some new James A. FitzPatrick Travcltalks made in Mexico and also of a neu- cartoon. Panchito present. y el Lobo." Other Latin American consular representatives also were On the left is Fred Quimby. M-G-M executive, and on the riglit is Gerald inter -American affairs. Smith, head of the coast office of the coordinator of"
Paul Terry pic:
"Clay Hake, home office representative, and Paul Terry, producer of Terrytoons. took top honors at the gin rummy tournament of the 20th Cen-tury Fox Family club"
JAMES ARMSTRONG, former animator on Dave Fleischer's Screen Gems, has been promoted to cartoon director."
"This front executed by Manager Francis Deering of Loew's at Houston Tex., makes effective use of cartoons" (the image is not the right kind of cartoons)
"Bambi Big business as fcr as children were concerned, but down a lot on the adults. I seem to sell my adults on these feature cartoons."