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By Word of Mouse (1954)

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When not dodging Sylvester, a visiting German mouse learns about capitalism from his American friends.

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Sylvester / Hans / Uncle / Aunt / Elevator Operator / Mice Children (voice)
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Storyline

Hans, a German mouse, arrives in America to visit his cousin, Willie. Hans wants to know all about the free market capitalist system. So, Willie takes Hans to see a lecturer in a university, another mouse, who talks at length about the capitalist system while Sylvester Cat chases all three rodents around the lecture halls. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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2 October 1954 (USA)  »

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Logik for mus  »

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This was the first of three cartoons on economic subjects underwritten by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. It was followed by Heir-Conditioned (1955) and Yankee Dood It (1956). See more »

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Followed by Yankee Dood It (1956) See more »

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Far Above Cayuga's Waters
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aka "Alma Mater"
Music from the song "Annie Lisle"
Written by H.S. Thompson
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Politically correct
25 August 2003 | by (Aarhus, Denmark) – See all my reviews

As a family cartoon - this flops! This is quite the political cartoon though. The political message is quite correct and still very relevant. The message on mass production and consumption is still relevant, almost 50 years after this cartoon was made.


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