April 4, 2011

Rediscovering [Walt] Disney: Vintage Advertising (10): Der Fuehrer's Face


1942. Boxoffice Magazine

Der Fuehrer's Face is a 1943 animated cartoon by the Walt Disney Studios, starring Donald Duck. It was directed by Jack Kinney and released on January 1, 1943 as an anti-Nazi propaganda movie for the American war effort. The film won the 1943 Academy Award for Animated Short Film, and was the only Donald Duck cartoon to win an Oscar. In 1994, it was voted #22 of "the 50 Greatest Cartoons" of all time by members of the animation field. ~ Wikipedia

Der Fuehrer's Face is available on DVD: Walt Disney Treasures: On The Front Lines

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