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Russian Rhapsody (1944)

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As Adolf Hitler personally flies a bomber on a mission to the Soviet Union, the gremlins from the Kremlin set about to stop him.

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Adolf Hitler / Gremlin from the Kremlin (voice) (uncredited)
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Adolf Hitler sends his greatest pilot to bomb Moscow: himself. But his mission is sabotaged by gremlins, little creatures who attack not only his plane, but Der Fuhrer's person. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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20 May 1944 (USA)  »

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Gremlins from the Kremlin  »

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There are several current "pop culture" references in this cartoon, including: "I'm only three and a half years old" - radio catch phrase of Lou Costello; "How do you do?" - catch phrase of Bert Gordon's radio character, "The Mad Russian"; and "Nazis is the cwaziest people" - a rephrasing of Lew Lehr's Fox Movietone News catchphrase, "Monkeys is the cwaziest people." See more »

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Adolf Hitler: [ala Lew Lehr] Nazis is the cwaziest peoples.
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References Falling Hare (1943) See more »

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Song of the Volga Boatman
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Surreal sillyness
1 June 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Hitler is concerned about his aeroplanes towards Moskou, as they all somehow seem to be missing. He decides to go on the mission himself (as he's apparently the best pilot), but in the air he has to do battle with some strange small creatures, who call themselves 'The Gremlins From The Kremlin'.

This short animation story is really silly and not that fun either. It's even pretty boring. I've seen so many better propaganda films from that era; you can stop your efforts to track this one down if you'd ask me: go for a movie like 'Education For Death' instead.

4/10.


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