The Chow HoundThe Chow Hound (1944) - 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, Ferdinand the Bull.
- Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
- Directed By Frank Tashlin.
- Produced By Leon Schlesinger.
- Music: Carl W. Stalling.
- Originally Released on June 01, 1944.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 3 minutes.
- Black & White
Ferdinand the Bull signs on right at the start of the war and is immediately turned into cans of bully beef which, through great difficulties, are delivered to the front. Snafu loads up with a quadruple helping of chow at the mess, stuffs himself and, as the... (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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