Disney Delivers the Film All Together to the National Film Board of Canada

“Any bonds today?” These words are heard in the Irving Berlin song which became an anthem of sorts during World War II, encouraging Americans to show their patriotism and purchase war bonds, government-issued savings bonds that helped finance the war. Similarly, the Canadian government encouraged its citizens to buy bonds, and called upon Walt Disney to produce, All Together, a three-minute film created to inspire purchases. So, marching through the streets of Canada, Pinocchio, Geppetto, Figaro, the Seven Dwarfs, Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Pluto tout signs with messages such as “All together for war savings” and “5 for 4.” Mickey Mouse, dressed in his outfit from the cartoon short The Band Concert, motors by in a car, conducting a band which includes Horace Horsecollar, Clarabelle Cow and Goofy, who plays the tuba and clarinet — and a concertina between his knees!