The Home Front (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, Father, Mother, Grandpa, Sally Lou, Bump-and-Grind Dancers, 4-F Playboy.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Frank Tashlin.
  • Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
  • Music: Carl W. Stalling.
  • Originally Released on November 01, 1943.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 4:22 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Snafu is stationed at a remote, lonely and freezing northern outpost. "It's so cold," he says, "it would freeze the nuts off a jeep!" (at which point the jeep's lug nuts fall off). He fantasizes about how wonderful things are back home. He imagines his father...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Frank Capra, who was in charge of The Army-Navy Screen Magazine during the Second World War, is credited with having invented the character of Private SNAFU (a play on the army acronym for "Situation Normal- All Fouled Up"). The character model sheet...  (more)

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