Long Distance (1946) Theatrical Cartoon

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Long Distance

Long Distance (1946) Theatrical Cartoon

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  • Theatrical ShortShort
  • Traditional Animation
  • Unknown Studio
  • Originally Released in December of 1946 (Estimate).
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 16 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

One of AT&T's many advertising films promoting long-distance service and the national telephone network. "Long Distance" is a paean to the operator, mythologizing the "alert young woman" heard in the customer's receiver. Equating the development of long-distance...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Sponsored by the American Telephone & Telegraph Company.

Five years later, direct-dial long-distance service would begin to displace live operators.

Distributed in both 35mm and 16mm.

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