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Disney During World War II: How the Walt Disney Studio Contributed to Victory in the War (Disney Editions Deluxe) Hardcover – November 11, 2014


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Product Details

  • Series: Disney Editions Deluxe
  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Disney Editions (November 11, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1423180275
  • ISBN-13: 978-1423180272
  • Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 0.8 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,498 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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John Baxter is a freelance writer and editor with more than twenty years of publishing experience, most recently as a featured comedy writer for the Huffington Post. He has authored two novels and scores of essays and articles for both print and online publications. He lives with his wife and daughter in New York City.

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Mike Fontanelli on November 11, 2014
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Don't be misled by the cover, this is not primarily about graphics. It's really more of a history book. Informative it may be, but it's hardly "gorgeously illustrated." The emphasis is on written copy, with reproduced artwork relegated to the backseat. If that's your cup of tea, fine - you came to the right place. Stick with DISNEY DONS DOGTAGS if you're looking for a more thorough representation of vintage WWII-era cartoon art from the Disney Studio.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Leslie D. Wells on November 12, 2014
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This gorgeously illustrated and eye-opening book reveals the little-known role that the Disney Studios played in the Allied victory in World War II. Almost every single page in the book contains a fascinating photo illustrating Disney's war effort: from a poster about propaganda featuring Donald Duck, to fascinating storyboards for the controversial film, "The New Spirit", to a film short about Hitler directed by a Goofy specialist, to vivid poster art for anti-Nazi short "Chicken Little 1942". Also included is art from short films made to entertain the soldiers, such as "The Army Mascot of 1942", which featured Pluto (there's a great picture of Pluto feeling the effects of swallowing a wad of army tobacco). With fabulous titles such as "Sky Trooper", "Donald's Tire Trouble", and "Private Pluto", the material about these movies offers a fascinating peek into the psychology of the war effort. Baxter includes an amazing chapter on Disney's collaboration with Roald Dahl (the genius author behind Willy Wonka, and other children's classics). Written with a masterful grasp of his subject, this is a wonderful book for any Disney fan, as well as history and World War II buffs.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Lorie P. on November 14, 2014
Format: Hardcover
What a wonderful book - full of beautiful images and great detail about a period that's not so well-known. Gifting it to Disney fans this Christmas!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Ginger on November 14, 2014
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Brilliant writing. Stunning images. Love this subject. Kudos Disney! And thank you, Mr. Baxter
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