Sunday, October 31, 2010

BoxOffice, October 28, 1939

BoxOffice, October 28, 1939

"Roy Disney has been in town for a few days in connection with "Pinocchio""

"Disney, Technicolor, Alter Suit Dismissal
New York Walt Disney Productions, Technicolor, Technicolor M. P. Corp., and Radio Pictures will seek a dismissal on November 10 of the triple damage suit of Walt I. Whitman against them. Whitman claims the "wilful infringement" of his patent on third dimension photography in "Snow White" and "Pinocchio." The dismissal will be sought on grounds of failure to state a cause of action."

H 35 36?
"Other labor developments:

Society of Motion Picture Film Editors has submitted demands to "Walt Disney for a 100 per cent Guild shop and substantial wage increases Pact does not affect for cutters and librarians. animators, designers or other employes now memScreen Cartoonists. bers of Disney's Federated Board of directors of the SMPFE scheduled a meeting for October 25 to discuss progress of negotiations and to study the effect of the new 42-hour weekly minimum work week on present"

p41 (very mangled, may be the wrong name to associate)

art director, given








Max Fleischer's first "Gulliver's Travels."



"Oswald DeCaillet, man, well-known

artist-cartoonist, and recently connected with a local hotel staff, died here October 13. from an attack of kidney trouble. His mother, Mrs. Katherine DeCaillet, survives. He was a native of Geneva, Switzerland."

"Naughty Neighbors

7 Mins. (Looney Tunes) Vitaphone The entertainment content of this cartoon does not measure up very strongly. Porky Pig signs a pact with Petunia Pig to end the ancient family feud. But hostilities break out again until Porky arrives on the scene with some laughing"

"Fresh Fish


(Merrie Melody)

Technicolor cartoon which spoofs the adventures of the deep sea fishermen. The animation is gay and colorful and the cartoonists prove that not all the queer All this tranfish walk around on land. spires as the professor seeks out the "Whim Wham Whistling Shark.""

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