Disney Made an Anti-Nazi Educational Film, Really

Another kind of public education.

Gone are the days when Disney meant theme parks and anthropomorphic characters retelling story tales. (I’m not sure I ever longed for those days–neither did Tolkien–but I respect that Disney brings joy to many others.) This 1943 video translates the danger of Nazism to the cartoon-watching public by tracing the life trajectory of a young German boy.  It ends thus:

For now his education is complete, his education for death.

I’m speechless.

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