WWII Disney Anti-Nazi Propaganda Analysis Handout
HISTORICAL CONTEXT: Walt Disney produced Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi for release by Radio Pictures on January 15, 1943. The film is based on the book by the same title, written by author Gregor Ziemer, who lived in Germany from 1928 to1939 then fled to the United States. Disney was under contract to produce 32 animated films between 1941 and 1945. He was paid $4,500 for each film. The films were intended to be anti-Nazi propaganda.
Video is 10 minutes in length and can be found on YouTube easily. Search "Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi"