Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

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  • Tags: Soundies Distributing Corporation of America

Still drawings and rudimentary animation are used to visualize the 1945 song by Bing Crosby and the U.S. Maritime Training Station. The song is an appeal to movie audiences to continue buying bonds. Even though the fighting was over, the U.S.…

This film "is a tune that describes what a wonderful world this will be if you help the Victory Loan and yourself by buying bonds... Only the words [and still drawings] appear on the screen." ("Movie Machine Reviews," Billboard, December 15, 1945,…
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