More Scrappy Puppet Theater Fun

Among the many odds and ends relating to Farina’s great Scrappy Puppet Theater giveaway of 1936 was a really nice poster. It mentions something called happy-hour entertainments — which, I’m guessing, were programs of  Columbia short subjects, including Scrappy cartoons — and was presumably designed to be displayed at movie theaters which gave away the puppet theaters.

Here at Scrappyland, we’ve long displayed an example in an image generously shared with us by Keith Spurgeon. But now we have our own — and here it is:

Scrappy poster

Note that the two posters aren’t quite identical: The lettering and wording is slightly different. In either version, it’s a swell piece.

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