SpiesSpies (1943) - Private Snafu Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- Private Snafu Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
- Traditional Animation
- Warner Bros.
- Distributed by: U.S. Army Signal Corps
- Cartoon Characters: Private Snafu, Technical Fairy First Class.
- Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
- Directed By Chuck Jones.
- Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
- Written By Theodore Geisel.
- Music: Carl W. Stalling.
- Originally Released in August of 1943 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 3:31 minutes.
- Black & White
Snafu brags that he knows a military secret. After giving assurance that the secret is safe (he thinks that his lips are zipped up tight), Snafu goes to a bar and consumes alcohol. But Snafu learns that a "slip of the lip" can indeed sink a ship. The alcohol... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
A cartoon in verse. (With Geisel as writer, who can think that perverse?)
The word "Hell" is spoken twice, a very rare utterance for cartoons of the era, though it appears occasionally throughout the Snafu series.
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