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Animation Under the Swastika: A History of Trickfilm in Nazi by Rolf Giesen,J.P. Storm PDF

By Rolf Giesen,J.P. Storm

ISBN-10: 0786446404

ISBN-13: 9780786446407

between their many idiosyncrasies, Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of propaganda, remained severe sketch aficionados all through their lives. They cherished animation and their effect on German animation after global conflict II maintains to at the present time. This learn explores Hitler and Goebbels’ efforts to set up a German caricature to rival Walt Disney’s and their love-hate courting with American manufacturers, whose movies they studied at the back of locked doorways. regardless of their formidable dream, all that continues to be in their efforts are a number of caricature shorts—advertising and puppet movies starring canine, cats, birds, hedgehogs, bugs, Teutonic dwarves, and different fairy-tale ensemble. whereas those items don't carry a lot propaganda price, they completely illustrate Hannah Arendt’s arguable description of these who perpetrated the Holocaust: the banality of evil.

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