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

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 comic strip aficionados all through their lives. They loved animation and their impact on German animation after international battle II keeps to today. This learn explores Hitler and Goebbels’ efforts to set up a German sketch to rival Walt Disney’s and their love-hate courting with American manufacturers, whose motion pictures they studied in the back of locked doorways. regardless of their bold dream, all that is still in their efforts are a couple of comic strip shorts—advertising and puppet motion pictures starring canines, 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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