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1. Silver Screen May-Oct 1939

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... —sow the seeds of peace in the heart of every human being. Give us more pictures that "pack a punch"—the "Dawn Patrol" variety. Sincerely, Murrell C. Wellman, Jotiet, III Dear Sir: Although heartily endorsing the slogan, "Movies are your best entertainment," I have just one criticism to make, and this irks me, no end ...

2. National Board of Review Magazine Jan 1936 - Dec 1938

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... . Exhibitors will welcome the co- operation of the Councils in support of the drive, which is not only to stimulate theatre attendance, but to create good will and to make the public motion picture conscious. The slogan of the campaign is "Motion Pic- tures are Your Best Entertainment," and those in community motion picture groups who so actively give their effort to this work must agree with this ...

3. Hollywood Spectator 1937-39

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... ; back to the husband’s back as he enters the "MOVIES Are Your Best Entertainment” By Mabel Keefer "What is that slogan soundin’ for?” said Files-on-Parade. "To bring you back, to bring you back,” the Colour-Sergeant said ...

4. Hollywood Spectator 1937-39

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... , “Motion Pictures Could Be Your Best Entertainment.” ... A screen memory; W. C. Fields inheriting a lot of money in Call It a Day, smashing into the car of a road hog; buying a new car and repeating the pro- cess until he got out of his system all the things he had yearned to do when he could afford but one car ...

5. Hollywood Spectator 1937-39

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... ★ THERE GOES MY HEART ★ VALLEY OF THE GIANTS STRAIGHT. PLACE AND SHOW ★ STARLIGHT OVER TEXAS TOUCHDOWN. ARMY ★ THE NIGHT HAWK Motion Pictures Could Be Your Best Entertainment ...

6. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... ■ri:i«:OT/M&]«*]:i By LLEWELLYN MILLER Two Big Events in an Editor's Month The "Movie Quiz*' and Corrigan Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment | There is a most amusing story behind the slogan, above, which is being used in thousands of theatres and by hundreds of thousands of eager contest entrants in the big "Movie Quiz" now under way ...

7. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... convenient for his fellow literary light City_ 10 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

8. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... receive the stunning Sonja Henie knit- ted garments and the figure skating blades which the little star endorses. Above you see her in the spectacular ice ballet number from My Lucky Star, her newest film, reviewed above 12 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

9. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . H "I'd be there yet—or in jail—but for him," he repeats in a low and serious voice. The man he met was Angelo Patri, famous throughout the world as a child 14 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

10. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... S.Cobb seem to be having a good time, too 16 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

11. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... ! 38 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

12. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . Her crew is named Rolf, and he is a prize winning Great Dane 40 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

13. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . Irene, he told us, was too young to bother her curly head with thoughts of Olympic medals. That could come ten years from MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

14. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . 46 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

15. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . You'll see it in Topper Takes a Trip 48 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

16. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... , ©ordon Oliver and Judith Barrett turned up at the station to welcome the Movieland Tourists, and presented the key of the city to the senior member, the charming little sight-seer who has celebrated her eighty-third birthday 50 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

17. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . Where there is a guest of honor, for example, all the 52 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

18. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . Rush name on penny cardr /or sample outfit,detail*. ACT NOW! WILKNIT HOSIERY CO. >ept. 9-L, Greenfield, Ohio 54 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

19. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... —will you faithfully follow instructions? If so, WRITE: Perfect Voice Institute, Studio 1588, 64 E.Lake St., Chicago 56 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT 1) 'ill ...

20. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . 58 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT ...

21. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... . Rush without charpre (1) 32-pn Tell me how to qualify lor one. Education P N;ime Mail Coupon today sure / Address 60 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT I \M ...

22. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... ! GINGER CAKES 1 cup shortening 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 cup molasses 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. ginger 62 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT mm ...

23. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... !" Young Garfield stayed with the Founda- tion seven months. When he left he got a job as an apprentice with the Eva Le 64 MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT 13 'II* ...

24. Hollywood Jan-Dec 1938

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... -&Q- MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT! ...

25. Photoplay Jul - Dec 1938

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... BY JACK WADE G • ENTLEMEN and Children First" is our own pri- vate slogan for Hollywood this month. What with "Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment" and all the rest of the Hollywood super- sales phrases currently lodging in your hair via press, radio, screen and billboard, we thought we ...

26. Photoplay Jul - Dec 1938

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... J.eO- MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT! PHOTOPLAY ...

27. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... “Movies Are Your Best Entertainment” thought, Dietz said newspaper publishers with control over 300 Hollywood corre- spondents are in favor of the idea and have already expressed a willingness to cooperate. City officialdom will be called $ 1 , 400,000 Univ. Deal New York ...

28. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... assembled exhibitors here, when he rapped Air-Caster Jimmy Fidler. Manta complained of Fidler’s comment about the campaign recently when the commentator said: “The initials of the movie campaign, 'Movies Are Your Best Entertainment,’ spell out ‘MAYBE ...

29. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... (“Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment”) M-G-M has can- celled elaborate road-show plans for this glorious and truly road-show picture in order to bring it directly to the public at popular prices as the first of the great en- tertainments of the new season ...

30. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... ’ Are Your Best Entertainment” committee to join other noted screen writers in con- tributing by-line stories for nationwide newspaper and magazine coiisumption in Publicists Olenick and Weintraub recently sued their client (the other one ...

31. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . This week the local committee meets to lay plans for this section’s part in the national “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment” campaign. Ken Rockwell, promoted to management of the Albee, says the house staff at that theatre will be much the same as last year on reopening ...

32. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . These ads have been clev- erly designed to, first of all, sell institutionally that “Mo- tion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment.” There will be between 20 and 25 such ads running in about 2,000 leading newspapers through- out the month of Septem- ber ...

33. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... THE AVERAGE MOVIE-GOER SPEAKS HIS MIND... MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT BOXOFFICE August 27 ...

34. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... ‘Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment’.” Leo Abrams, chairman of the distribu- tors’ committee, is marshalling selling forces to contact every theatre owner. Ex- change managers are visiting circuit heads ...

35. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... daily had erroneously listed him among its supporters. He could do worse than to belong to an organization that is, after all, fighting his battles. Anyone who doubts that the "Motion Pic- tures Are Your Best Entertainment ...

36. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . Spyros Skouras, president of National (Continued on page 42-A) Pledge n Drive 77 Support Unanimous support of the “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment” drive is hereby pledged by three National Theatres-Fox West Coast circuit executives during one of the sessions of the ...

37. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... ., personally pass- ing among the tables to obtain the neces- sary pledge cards from individual exhibi- tors, the St. Louis territory practically went over the top 100 per cent for the “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment ...

38. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . “However, we felt that mere- ly a “greater movie season” was not strong enough. “The present plan of bringing before the moving-going public that ‘motion pic- tures are your best entertainment,’ em- phasized by the gigantic ...

39. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... “Motion Pic- tures Are Your Best Entertainment” slo- gans are prominently emblazoned. Other exchanges were set to follow suit, hav- ing wired their respective New York of- fices for permission. It is planned to allo- cate the job to one man so as to preserve uniformity in the dress-up ...

40. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . The blast, which by its own content admitted being inspired by the launch- ing of the "Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment" campaign, was is- sued through the Gotham headquar- ters of the Legion of Decency, and un- dertook to warn the industry that, drive or no drive, the well-known Legion would not for a minute relax its vigi- lance or its eagerness to challenge any motion pictures which ...

41. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... “the motion picture business was still the greatest business in the world.” Though he had been away from this continent during the period when arrange- ments had been made by the film indus- try for the “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment ...

42. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... .” One section of the exhibit was given over to a display of the golden and silken banners, placards and easel signs setting forth the “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment” campaign and telling the public about the ...

43. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... HOORAH fOR we %*fLiiT£ ond blue One of the main objectives of the great industry cam- paign .. /'Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment" ...is to sell the country on the solid fact that motion pic- tures know how to give the American family the best in wholesome entertainment. And ...

44. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment.” A Scintillating Singleton What with the heat wave and the long Labor Day weekend, previews were as scarce as Republicans in Hollywood last week, forcing the hungry reviewers to catch up on their ...

45. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . Appearing in Salt Lake City in connec- tion with the “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment” drive was Cecilia Parker, another Metro player, due to re- main there for several days. Further east was Hugh Herbert, who opened a four- week tour in Atlantic City and planned to work westward, making appearances in key cities ...

46. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... ! FIRST PRIZE s 50,000 00 - 5403 OTHER AWARDS! Get your free entry booklet and see the Movie Quiz pictures! MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT Simple block 24 sheet easy to make up locally. TO WIN MOTION PICTURES ARE YOUR BEST ENTERTAINMENT Suggested 24 sheet with red background to attract attention to your theatre ...

47. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . That "Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment" is a most potent publicity theme there can be no ques- tion. But, there must be more red blood in this re- juvenation campaign than can be found in mere plati- tudes ...

48. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . “Movies Are Your Best Entertainment,” but we still maintain that a modern movie is not very entertaining in a ramshackle, run-down theatre. It’s the old “silk purse- sow’s ear” situation. MOHAWKS ARE [oNO'ljVED Coo- Every day is "Parade Day ...

49. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment,” says E. M. Hartley, head of the sound equipment di- vision of National Theatre Supply Com- pany. Hartley, just returned to headquarters from a Midwestern trip, reports a very satisfactory pick-up in demand for new sound systems and projectors, particu- larly in the St ...

50. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... Plenty for the "Greatest Year" Concrete proof of the wholehearted ex- hibitor support being given the “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment” drive is supplied by Olivia de Havilland as she receives a special shipment of “Movie Quiz” books for the ...