GenreAnimation, Short ScreenplayDr. Seuss, P. D. Eastman LanguageEnglish
WriterDr. Seuss, Phil Eastman Release dateDecember 13, 1943 CharactersPrivate Snafu, Narrator - Soldier, Soldier, Soldiers, Rumor Mongers Similar moviesPacific Rim, Paperman, Get a Horse!, Mickey and the Beanstalk, Home Makeover, Three Little Pigs
Private snafu rumors 1943
Rumors is part of the Private Snafu series of animated shorts produced by Warner Bros. during World War II. Released in 1943, the cartoon was directed by Friz Freleng.
Private Snafu and his buddies begin talking about a recent bombing, but the story grows more exaggerated with each passing turn. Eventually, a panic breaks out on his base that a bombing is imminent. In the end, nothing happens, but the base is quarantined and Snafu is locked up.