He was made responsible for short subjects, which were moving into sound, and radio programs.
Another common comic production from the 1930s was the short subject.
Our Gang was his only property left doing short subjects.
While many earlier sound films had dialogue, all were short subjects.
Hope was featured in twenty six short subjects between 1934 and 1968.
"I'm working my way down to short subjects," he said.
Each disc includes the feature film plus a short subject.
She also reports the birth of a short subject, titled Nicholas.
With artists like these on the bill it's clear that the short subject - not the feature - was often the highlight of the program!
Some screenings will also include short subjects before the main feature.