The New Pictures, Jan. 25, 1943

Saludos Amigos (RKO-Radio-Disney) is a good-neighborly, Technicolor whimsey that has made Walt Disney one of South America's favorite North Americans. Shown first in South America, the film broke theater records; one audience in Rio de Janeiro screamed so loudly for an encore that another feature had to be halted in mid-reel and Saludos Amigos run off again.

The film has four giddy episodes:

1) Donald Duck's adventures on Lake Titicaca (between Peru and Bolivia); 2) the stormy flight of a young Chilean mail plane named Pedro; 3) Goofy (Disney's canine cowboy) as an Argentine...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!