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The Ducktators (1942)

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Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito are portrayed as ducks taking over a barnyard.

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Hitler Duck / Hirohito Duck / Dove of Peace / Jerry Colonna Rabbit / South German Duck (voice) (uncredited)
Michael Maltese ...
Mussolini Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Narrator - Dove of Peace (voice) (uncredited)
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Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito are portrayed as ducks taking over a barnyard.

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We Did It Before and We Can Do It Again
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Written by Cliff Friend and Charles Tobias
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Not the funniest Looney Toons film, but certainly one of the most educational
29 October 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This cartoon from 1942 is a cute way to discuss the evil menace of the Axis Powers. Hitler, Mussolini and a Japanese duck run amok in the farm yard spreading lies and bullying the other animals. Finally, the others who only wanted peace have had enough and proceed to whip the annoying three. This is a wonderful positive propaganda piece that was designed to solidify everyone behind the war effort and poke fun at the Fascists. While occasionally the cartoon lags and there is a joke about Black Southern ducks that might offend some, the cartoon is overall very well made and effective--possessing the usual high production values in Looney Toons cartoons.

FYI--Although the Hitler duck was said to have been a "paper hanger", this is a common mistaken belief about Hitler. There is no evidence that he ever made a living wallpapering.


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