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Der Fuehrer's Face (1942)

Approved | | Family, Short, War | 1 January 1943 (USA)
Donald Duck has a nightmare that he lives in Germany slaving under the Nazi regime.

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A marching band of Germans, Italians, and Japanese march through the streets of swastika-motif Nutziland, serenading "Der Fuehrer's Face." Donald Duck, not living in the region by choice, struggles to make do with disgusting Nazi food rations and then with his day of toil at a Nazi artillery factory. After a nervous breakdown, Donald awakens to find that his experience was in fact a nightmare. Written by David Gerstein <96dag@williams.edu>

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The picture from which the song sensation was taken!


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Donald Duck in Nutzi Land  »

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The phrase "Heil Hitler" was spoken 33 and a half times, the half being interrupted by Donald realizing he was staring at the shadow of the miniature Statue of Liberty. See more »

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Donald Duck: Am I glad to be a citizen of the United States of America.
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A caricature of Hitler is hit by a tomato, which then runs into the words THE END. See more »

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Featured in The Disney Family Album: Milt Kahl (1984) See more »

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Der Fuehrer's Face
By Oliver Wallace
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One of the best cartoons I've ever seen
19 February 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Der Fueher's Face is a masterpiece of a cartoon and It's my favorite cartoon from Donald Duck. It shows how crazy the Nazi invasion was by showing what happens to a duck in that situation. Not only is it well done, it gives kids a look into the craziness that was World War 2. One of the best cartoon's ever made.


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