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
Private Snafu - E8 "Rumors"

Private Snafu - E8 "Rumors"

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

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

Rumors is a 1943 Private Snafu short 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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