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Disney's World War 2 Cartoons

1941 Original[edit | edit source]

Opening Logos[edit | edit source]

  • RKO Radio Pictures

Opening Credits[edit | edit source]

  • A Walt Disney Pictures Presents
  • "Ortensia the Cat"
  • Based on Superman by: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
  • Photographed in Technicolor®
  • Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • Copyrighted MCMXLI Walt Disney Productions · All Rights Reserved
  • Approved MPPDA Certificate No. 6809
  • This picture has made the jurdisction of I.A.T.S.E.-IA, affiliated with A.F.L.-C.L.O.
  • RCA Sound System
  • Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording
  • Special Sound Effects by Sonovox
  • Supervising Director: Ben Sharpsteen
  • Director: John Elliotte
  • Assistant Directors: Richard Lyford, Larry Lansburgh, Lloyd Richardson
  • Screen Story: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Seymour Kneitel, Isidore Sparber
  • Story Direction: Otto Englander
  • Sequence Directors: Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Bill Roberts, Jack Kinney, Sam Armstrong
  • Animation Directors: Vladimir Tytla, Fred Moore, Ward Kimball, John Lounsbery, Art Babbitt, Woolie Reitherman, Franklin Thomas
  • Puppetoon Creative and Photography: George Pal, John S. Abbott, Betty Lou Allen, Siska Ayala, Bob Baker, Leo Barkume, Dave Bater, Jan Bax, Hill Beekman, Lloyd Bockhaus, Carmelita Chapman
  • Screen Play: Philip Dunne
  • Story Development: Bill Peet, Aurie Battagila, Joe Rinaldi, George Stallings, Webb Smith, T. Hee
  • Voice Talents:
  • Live Action Models: Don Barclay, Walter Catlett, Marge Champion, Christian Rub, Val Stanton
  • Character Designs: John P. Miller, Martin Provenson, John Walbridge, James Bodrero, Maurice Noble, Elmer Plummer
  • Title Designer: Sual Bass
  • Music and Lyrics: Sammy Timberg, Winston Sharples, Lou Fleischer
  • Orchestration: Edward Plumb
  • Sound Effects: James MacDonald
  • Negative Cutter: I.J. Wilkinson
  • Labaratory Color Timer: George Cave
  • Secretaries: Elsie Jane Donahue, Dee Worth, Lee Shipley, Dorothy Link, Dorris Pugsley, Eloise Tobelman
  • Visual Effects Artist: Milton Quon
  • Effects Animation: George Rowley, Sandy Strother, Jerome Brown, Don Tobin, Paul B. Kossoff
  • Art Direction: Herb Ryman, Terrell Stapp, Al Zinnen, Dick Kelsey, Bob Cormack, Ken O'Connor, Don Da Gradi, Ernest Nordli, Charles Payzant, John Hubley, X. Atencio, Saul Bass
  • Layouts: Ken O'Connor
  • Backgrounds: Claude Coats, Al Dempster, John Hench, Gerald Nevius, Ray Lockrem, Joe Stahley, Johnny Jensen, Alen Maley
  • Animation: Hugh Fraser, Harvey Toombs, Milt Neil, Hicks Locky, Eric Larson, Jerry Hathcock, Van Kaufman, Karl van Leuven, Howard Swift, Don Towsley, Les Clark, Claude Smith, Bill Justice, Paul Fitzpatrick, Ed Parks, Artist Stevens, Retta Scott, Basil Davidovich, Berny Wolf, Jack Campbell, Walt Kelly, Don Patterson, Cy Young, Art Moore, Franklin Grundeen, Al Coe, Ed Fourcher, Ray Patterson, Grant Simmons, Josh Meador, Bill Shull, Art Palmer, Warren Schloat, Stephen Bosustow, Paul Murry, John Reed
  • Fist Assistant Animator: Milton Quon
  • Assistant Animation: C. Melendez, Clarke Mallery
  • Inbetweener: Milicent Patrick
  • Ink and Paint: Mary Jane Cole
  • Painter: Phyllis Bounds Detiege
  • Producers: Fred Qrimby, Walt Disney

Closing Titles[edit | edit source]

  • A Walt Disney Production · THE END · Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • For Victory
  • U.S. War of the Bonds
  • Buy Yours in This Theatre

1947 Re-Release[edit | edit source]

Opening Logos[edit | edit source]

  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

Opening Credits[edit | edit source]

  • A Walt Disney Pictures Presents
  • "Ortensia the Cat"
  • Based on Superman by: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
  • Photographed in Technicolor
  • A Famous Studios Production
  • Copyrighted MCMXLI Walt Disney Productions · All Rights Reserved
  • Approved MPAA Certificate No. 6809
  • This picture has made the jurdisction of I.A.T.S.E.-IA, affiliated with A.F.L.-C.L.O.
  • RCA Sound System
  • Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording
  • Special Sound Effects by Sonovox
  • Supervising Director: Ben Sharpsteen
  • Director: John Elliotte
  • Assistant Directors: Richard Lyford, Larry Lansburgh, Lloyd Richardson
  • Screen Story: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Seymour Kneitel, Isidore Sparber
  • Story Direction: Otto Englander
  • Sequence Directors: Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Bill Roberts, Jack Kinney, Sam Armstrong
  • Animation Directors: Vladimir Tytla, Fred Moore, Ward Kimball, John Lounsbery, Art Babbitt, Woolie Reitherman, Franklin Thomas
  • Puppetoon Creative and Photography: George Pal, John S. Abbott, Betty Lou Allen, Siska Ayala, Bob Baker, Leo Barkume, Dave Bater, Jan Bax, Hill Beekman, Lloyd Bockhaus, Carmelita Chapman
  • Screen Play: Philip Dunne
  • Story Development: Bill Peet, Aurie Battagila, Joe Rinaldi, George Stallings, Webb Smith, T. Hee
  • Voice Talents:
  • Live Action Models: Don Barclay, Walter Catlett, Marge Champion, Christian Rub, Val Stanton
  • Character Designs: John P. Miller, Martin Provenson, John Walbridge, James Bodrero, Maurice Noble, Elmer Plummer
  • Title Designer: Sual Bass
  • Music and Lyrics: Sammy Timberg, Winston Sharples, Lou Fleischer
  • Orchestration: Edward Plumb
  • Sound Effects: James MacDonald
  • Negative Cutter: I.J. Wilkinson
  • Labaratory Color Timer: George Cave
  • Secretaries: Elsie Jane Donahue, Dee Worth, Lee Shipley, Dorothy Link, Dorris Pugsley, Eloise Tobelman
  • Visual Effects Artist: Milton Quon
  • Effects Animation: George Rowley, Sandy Strother, Jerome Brown, Don Tobin, Paul B. Kossoff
  • Art Direction: Herb Ryman, Terrell Stapp, Al Zinnen, Dick Kelsey, Bob Cormack, Ken O'Connor, Don Da Gradi, Ernest Nordli, Charles Payzant, John Hubley, X. Atencio, Saul Bass
  • Layouts: Ken O'Connor
  • Backgrounds: Claude Coats, Al Dempster, John Hench, Gerald Nevius, Ray Lockrem, Joe Stahley, Johnny Jensen, Alen Maley
  • Animation: Hugh Fraser, Harvey Toombs, Milt Neil, Hicks Locky, Eric Larson, Jerry Hathcock, Van Kaufman, Karl van Leuven, Howard Swift, Don Towsley, Les Clark, Claude Smith, Bill Justice, Paul Fitzpatrick, Ed Parks, Artist Stevens, Retta Scott, Basil Davidovich, Berny Wolf, Jack Campbell, Walt Kelly, Don Patterson, Cy Young, Art Moore, Franklin Grundeen, Al Coe, Ed Fourcher, Ray Patterson, Grant Simmons, Josh Meador, Bill Shull, Art Palmer, Warren Schloat, Stephen Bosustow, Paul Murry, John Reed
  • Fist Assistant Animator: Milton Quon
  • Assistant Animation: C. Melendez, Clarke Mallery
  • Inbetweener: Milicent Patrick
  • Ink and Paint: Mary Jane Cole
  • Painter: Phyllis Bounds Detiege
  • Producers: Fred Qrimby, Walt Disney

Closing Titles[edit | edit source]

  • A Walt Disney Production · THE END · Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
  • For Victory
  • U.S. War of the Bonds
  • Buy Yours in This Theatre

1953 Re-Release[edit | edit source]

Opening Logos[edit | edit source]

  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

Opening Credits[edit | edit source]

  • Walt Disney Presents
  • "Ortensia the Cat"
  • Based on Superman by: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster
  • Photographed in Technicolor®
  • A Famous Studios Production
  • Copyrighted MCMXLI Walt Disney Productions · All Rights Reserved
  • Approved MPAA Certificate No. 6809
  • This picture has made the jurdisction of I.A.T.S.E.-IA, affiliated with A.F.L.-C.L.O.
  • RCA Sound System
  • Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording
  • Special Sound Effects by Sonovox
  • Supervising Director: Ben Sharpsteen
  • Director: John Elliotte
  • Assistant Directors: Richard Lyford, Larry Lansburgh, Lloyd Richardson
  • Screen Story: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Seymour Kneitel, Isidore Sparber
  • Story Direction: Otto Englander
  • Sequence Directors: Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Bill Roberts, Jack Kinney, Sam Armstrong
  • Animation Directors: Vladimir Tytla, Fred Moore, Ward Kimball, John Lounsbery, Art Babbitt, Woolie Reitherman, Franklin Thomas
  • Puppetoon Creative and Photography: George Pal, John S. Abbott, Betty Lou Allen, Siska Ayala, Bob Baker, Leo Barkume, Dave Bater, Jan Bax, Hill Beekman, Lloyd Bockhaus, Carmelita Chapman
  • Screen Play: Philip Dunne
  • Story Development: Bill Peet, Aurie Battagila, Joe Rinaldi, George Stallings, Webb Smith, T. Hee
  • Voice Talents:
  • Live Action Models: Don Barclay, Walter Catlett, Marge Champion, Christian Rub, Val Stanton
  • Character Designs: John P. Miller, Martin Provenson, John Walbridge, James Bodrero, Maurice Noble, Elmer Plummer
  • Title Designer: Sual Bass
  • Music and Lyrics: Sammy Timberg, Winston Sharples, Lou Fleischer
  • Orchestration: Edward Plumb
  • Sound Effects: James MacDonald
  • Negative Cutter: I.J. Wilkinson
  • Labaratory Color Timer: George Cave
  • Secretaries: Elsie Jane Donahue, Dee Worth, Lee Shipley, Dorothy Link, Dorris Pugsley, Eloise Tobelman
  • Visual Effects Artist: Milton Quon
  • Effects Animation: George Rowley, Sandy Strother, Jerome Brown, Don Tobin, Paul B. Kossoff
  • Art Direction: Herb Ryman, Terrell Stapp, Al Zinnen, Dick Kelsey, Bob Cormack, Ken O'Connor, Don Da Gradi, Ernest Nordli, Charles Payzant, John Hubley, X. Atencio, Saul Bass
  • Layouts: Ken O'Connor
  • Backgrounds: Claude Coats, Al Dempster, John Hench, Gerald Nevius, Ray Lockrem, Joe Stahley, Johnny Jensen, Alen Maley
  • Animation: Hugh Fraser, Harvey Toombs, Milt Neil, Hicks Locky, Eric Larson, Jerry Hathcock, Van Kaufman, Karl van Leuven, Howard Swift, Don Towsley, Les Clark, Claude Smith, Bill Justice, Paul Fitzpatrick, Ed Parks, Artist Stevens, Retta Scott, Basil Davidovich, Berny Wolf, Jack Campbell, Walt Kelly, Don Patterson, Cy Young, Art Moore, Franklin Grundeen, Al Coe, Ed Fourcher, Ray Patterson, Grant Simmons, Josh Meador, Bill Shull, Art Palmer, Warren Schloat, Stephen Bosustow, Paul Murry, John Reed
  • Fist Assistant Animator: Milton Quon
  • Assistant Animation: C. Melendez, Clarke Mallery
  • Inbetweener: Milicent Patrick
  • Ink and Paint: Mary Jane Cole
  • Painter: Phyllis Bounds Detiege
  • Producers: Fred Qrimby, Walt Disney

Closing Titles[edit | edit source]

  • THE END · A Walt Disney Production
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