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Animation at War: Disney, Warner Brothers and Wartime Entertainment 1941–5

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Despite the explicit nature of the cartoons Disney produced under contract with the government, animation’s contribution towards the war effort did not end with its Treasury productions, instructional films or even psychological propaganda...

The Roosevelt Honeymoon 1932–4

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The way in which the majority of Americans rallied to the support of FDR in the 1932 election campaign is well documented. The president elect managed to secure an absolute majority, which had not happened since the election of Franklin...

Introduction: The Storyboard So Far

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the summer of 1941, Nelson Rockefeller and John Hay Whitney approached Walt Disney to make a series of animated shorts for the Office of Inter-American Affairs (OIAA). The OIAA was formed in 1940 and was primarily concerned...

Animating Depression America 1934–7

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Following the ‘Roosevelt honeymoon’ of the early 1930s, the narratives of these animated productions moved from veracious political endorsement towards a thoughtful social commentary on American life. In line with many of the Hollywood...

Animation at War: Disney, Warner Brothers and the US Government 1941–3

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘Well you want to get this message over,’ Walt said. ‘I’ve given you Donald Duck. At our studio, that’s the equivalent of giving you Clark Gable out of the MGM stable. Donald Duck is known by the American public. He’ll open doors...

Conclusion: That’s All Folks

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...And yet, as he said this, Disney’s eyes darkened and he pointed to a series of identical plaques in the trophy jammed anteroom of his office. The plaques all read, ‘For the Best Children’s Picture.’ For an instant, the old frustrations...

International Relations in Animation 1936–41

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In a meeting that took place in early December 1942 between Allen Rivkin of the Motion Picture Division and Joe Grant and Richard Huemer, two of Disney’s leading animators, the following minute was taken: ‘We must wind up with some plus...

Animated Nationalism 1937–41

Tracey Louise Mollet

Tracey Louise Mollet is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cartoons in Hard Times : The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932–1945

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In his study of American culture in the 1930s, David Eldridge has made the argument for ‘mass communication of radio, cinema and advertising forging national bonds’ (Eldridge 2008, 23). Due to the social dislocation experienced...