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Animation under the swastika : a history of trickfilm in Nazi Germany, 1933-1945

Author: Rolf Giesen; J P Storm
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study explores Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels' efforts to establish a German cartoon industry to rival Walt Disney's and their love-hate relationship with American producers, whose films they studied behind locked doors"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rolf Giesen; J P Storm
ISBN: 9780786446407 0786446404
OCLC Number: 757462028
Description: viii, 229 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Optical lyric and shadow plays: the early history of German animation --
The march of the cigarettes --
Tilo Voss and the development of German sound cartoons --
How Walt Disney became Walter Distler: Snow White for greater Germany --
Global power for German trickfilm --
Puppet films: Starevich, Mecki the hedgehog, the Diehl brothers and Jürgen Clausen, the German "pal" --
An animation pioneer with a non-Aryan background: Wolfgang Kaskeline --
The phenomenology and psychology of cartoons --
Hans Held, troublemaker --
Kurt Stordel and Purzel: a self-proclaimed German Walt Disney and his dwarf --
Towards a German Disney empire --
The futile dream of a German cartoon factory: rise and fall of Deutsche Zeichenfilm G.m.b.H. --
Snow man and weather-beaten melody: Hans Fischerkoesen and Horst Von Möllendorff --
A surprising underwater cartoon from Prague: wedding at coral sea --
Deutsche Wochenshau and the "collaborators" of the Europäischer Zeichenfilm ring --
Bavaria, Munchausen and the town musicians of Bremen --
Animated maps to hail German victories: Svend Noldan --
Classified animation: training the military --
The aftermath: the postwar era of German animation --
The filmmakers: biographies --
Select filmography.
Responsibility: Rolf Giesen and J.P. Storm.

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Among their many idiosyncrasies, Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of propaganda, remained serious cartoon aficionados throughout their lives. This study explores Hitler and  Read more...

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