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Private Snafu vs. Malaria Mike.

Date:
1944
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Description

An amusing US-army sponsored instructional film (one of a series) aimed at military personnel. The film provides information about how easily malaria can be contracted without taking precautions; it shows Snafu making a catalogue of errors such as not using repellent. At first the mosquito is thwarted in his endeavour to sting Snafu, then at the end the mosquito tells his son what he did in the war - Snafu's scalp is on the wall. Mel Blanc who also voiced Bugs Bunny provided the characterisation for Snafu. 1 segment.

Publication/Creation

US : Warner Bros, 1944.

Physical description

1 encoded moving image (04:52 min.) : sound, black and white

Duration

00:04:52

Copyright note

US Public Domain

Terms of use

Unrestricted
CC-BY-NC
Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales

Language note

In English

Creator/production credits

Produced by US Army Signal Corps; distributed by Warner Bros Pictures. None of the key production personnel are credited onscreen. Key credits are producer; Leon Schlesinger and supervising producer; Dr Seuss (Theodore Geisel).

Contents

An amusing US-army sponsored instructional film (one of a series) aimed at military personnel. The film provides information about how easily malaria can be contracted without taking precautions; it shows Snafu making a catalogue of errors such as not using repellent. At first the mosquito is thwarted in his endeavour to sting Snafu, then at the end the mosquito tells his son what he did in the war - Snafu's scalp is on the wall. Mel Blanc who also voiced Bugs Bunny provided the characterisation for Snafu. Time start: 00:00:00:00 Time end: 00:04:52:02 Length: 00:04:52:02

Languages

  • English


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