Wizards (1977) Poster



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Edited from 

Triumph of the Will (1935)
Footage from various newsreels, stock footage, and propaganda like "Triumph of the Will" are used by the character Blackwolf in "Wizards" to scare the magical people with technology.
Alexander Nevsky (1938)
Clips from "Aleksandr Nevsky" are rotoscoped for the battle scenes in "Wizards."
El Cid (1961)
"Wizards" features rotoscoped footage traced from "El Cid," "Battle of the Bulge," and "Patton."
Zulu (1964)
Battle of the Bulge (1965)
"Wizards" features rotoscoped footage traced from "El Cid," "Battle of the Bulge," and "Patton."
Patton (1970)
"Wizards" features rotoscoped footage traced from "El Cid," "Battle of the Bulge," and "Patton."


Fritz the Cat (1972)
The line "They killed Fritz! They killed Fritz!" is a reference to Robert Crumb killing off Fritz the Cat in his underground comic book series. Ralph Bakshi directed the film adaptation of Fritz the Cat (1972). Bakshi is quoted as saying, "I named the character Fritz, in Wizards, just so I could scream 'They killed Fritz!' To kill such a cat, would make Don Marquis commit suicide."

Referenced in 

American Asshole (2005) (Video)
The propaganda sequence in Wizards is used to make fun of a person in American Asshole.
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 3 (2007) (Video)
In "Happy Hallow-day", the Poopsmith's Halloween costume is of Necron 99
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Top 20 Greatest Animated Villain Songs: Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
The Filmbuff says the Nazis in "Freddie as F.R.O.7." remind him how they were depicted in "Wizards"
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Happily Ever After (2015) (TV Episode)
"...there's this shadowy figure that came out of Ralph Bakshi's Wizards..."
The Comix Scrutinizer: No Ducks #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
"a furry version of Ralph Bakshi's Wizards"
The Comix Scrutinizer: Jack: Trixi and Tet (2016) (TV Episode)
"The mutants are out fighting an army of elves while an evil wizard projects Nazi propaganda into the sky."
Nostalgia Critic: Cool World (2017) (TV Episode)
other works by Bakshi

Featured in 

The Comix Scrutinizer: The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (2014) (TV Episode)
Scrutinizer says that Bob Holt is the voice of Avatar in Ralph Bakshi's Wizards
No Sleep TV3: Classic Episode #6: "Adult Animation" (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips and film is discussed/reviewed

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