Wednesday, August 13, 2014
RKO Short Subjects Ad
Here is another ad for RKO short subjects. At left is Charlie Chaplin, between McCullough and Clark, Edgar Kennedy, Mickey Rooney*, and a number of cartoon characters. Van Buren was best known as a producer of cartoons, but also pro
Van Buren was best known as a producer of cartoons, but also produced the 12-chapter serial THE LAST FRONTIER, mentioned on the right. Van Buren also reissued the silent Charlie Chaplin films.
*Mickey Rooney played "Mickey McGuire" in a series of short subjects, which led to him adopting the name of "Mickey". His birth name was Joe Yule Jr..
Clark and McCullough:
Van Buren Studios: