BOOTLEG FILES 608: “Spree for All” (1946 animated short featuring Snuffy Smith).
LAST SEEN: A French black-and-white print can be found on YouTube.
AMERICAN HOME VIDEO: None.
REASON FOR BOOTLEG STATUS: It was lost for decades due to intentional destruction of all copies.
CHANCES OF SEEING A COMMERCIAL DVD RELEASE: Unlikely.
When considering the subject of lost films, most people fixate on productions made during the silent movie era. However, a surprisingly large volume of sound era films is considered lost, including Hollywood films made as late as the 1940s.