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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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... . 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 ...

28. 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 ...

29. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... €HORT the week The World Is Ours All-Industry Production 12 Minutes Hollywood's contribution to the in- dustry's "Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment" drive presents, within its brief running time, a sweep- ing and entirely entertaining picture of the movies and their place in mod- em American life ...

30. 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 ...

31. 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 ...

32. 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 ...

33. 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 ...

34. 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 ...

35. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... — Douglas George, former Warner publicist in Philadelphia and now working in Oklahoma City, was able to place a series of ads gratis on “Motion Pictures’ Are Your Best Entertainment” in 22 papers around Philadelphia ...

36. 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 ...

37. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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

38. 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 ...

39. 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 ...

40. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... ; the value of research and analysis and the study of audience action, and reaction. He wound up his talk with crisp, pointed periods on Motion Pictures, Your Best Entertainment. R. W. Bolstad, comptroller, confined his talk to the financial side of theatre opera- tion and management and Ben Geldsaler to the importance and intricacies of booking. Wendell Farris, K. C ...

41. 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 ...

42. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... . ALBERT DEMOND to an untitled orig.nal for Marie Wilson. ERNEST T. BOOTH to the third in the "Secret Service” series. Trophy by Deanna From the offices of the Hollywood committee representing the "Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment" campaign this week came an announcement designed to stimulate interest in the $250,000 ...

43. Boxoffice Jul-Sep 1938

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... . The road- show will also play the Moose Jaw Capitol. Theatres in Regina are taking “spot” announcements on both radio stations to plug the current “Movies Are Your Best Entertainment” campaign. The radio sta- tions throughout the province, in keeping with those elsewhere in Canada, are irked at the fact they are not receiving any of the ...

44. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... . Foster Jackson, of the Elsinore, Elsinore. Robert H. Poole, secretary of the Inde- pendent Theatre Owners, spent Thursday and Friday in Bakersfield assisting local exhibitors in promoting the “Motion Pic- tures Are Your Best Entertainment ...

45. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... .” Along the Line of March An engineer of the 40 and 8 society locomotive from Ft. Wayne, Ind., ap- proaching one of the “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment” bill- boards along the line of march for the American Legion parade in Los Angeles. BOXOFFICE ...

46. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment in Modern Theatres That Keep Pace With the Times NminttnniiMW AVALON THEATRE, CLARKSVILLE. TEXAS THE PUBLIC SPEAKS The public pays the Exhibitor more freely and gladly if the Exhibitor meets his people half way with the kind of theatre that appeals to them in appearance and comfort ...

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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... (“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 ...

49. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... . The theatre, of reinforced concrete and steel framework, takes its name from Mt. Olympus, rising directly east of Holladay, a local suburb. Trailer lor Quiz Short Los Angeles—In preparation by Na- tional Screen Service is a 200-foot trailer ballyhooing "The World Is Ours," the "Motion Pictures' Are Your Best Entertainment" campaign short subject. C. W ...

50. Boxoffice Oct-Dec 1938

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... ITA OF ONTARIO SEEKS MEANS TO COMBAT INFLUX OF 16MM COMPETITION IN PROVINCE Toronto Stages f Greatest Year Parade; 100,000 to See Array Toronto —With plans completed for the huge, spectacular “Motion Pictures Are Your Best Entertainment ...