Directed By: Friz Freleng (uncredited)
Produced By: Leon Schlesinger
Dr. Seuss
Released: December 1943 (Army-Navy Screen Magazine issue 17)
Series: Private Snafu
Story: Dr. Seuss
Animation: Richard Bickenbach
Jack Bradbury
Ken Champin
Gerry Chiniquy
Manuel Perez
Gil Turner
Film Editor: Treg Brown
Voiced By: Mel Blanc (uncredited)
Tedd Pierce (uncredited)
Michael Maltese (uncredited)
Frank Graham (uncredited)
Music: Carl Stalling
Starring: Private Snafu
Preceded By: The Home Front
Succeeded By: Booby Traps
LOONEY TOONS Rumors (Private Snafu) (1943) (Remastered) (HD 1080p)04:30

LOONEY TOONS Rumors (Private Snafu) (1943) (Remastered) (HD 1080p)

Rumors is part of the Private Snafu series of animated shorts produced by Warner Brothers 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.


  • Friedwald, Will and Jerry Beck. "The Warner Brothers Cartoons." Scarecrow Press Inc., Metuchen, N.J., 1981. ISBN 0-8108-1396-3.

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