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A must watch: Rare Disney movie shows Daffy Duck in a Nazi nightmare

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A must watch: Rare Disney movie shows Daffy Duck in a Nazi nightmare

Donald Duck is cleared of extremism in Russia and removed from a banned list after officials finally realised the 1943 Walt Disney cartoon was actually an anti-Nazi film

Court ordered removal of an cartoon starring Donald Duck from banned list
Video from 1943 featured Donald in a nightmare setting in Nazi Germany
It served as a warning to how horrendous life could be under Hitler
Despite its anti-Nazi propaganda, was deemed irrelevant in Russia where publishing any Nazi symbol - such as the swastika in the cartoon - is illegal
A man was given suspended sentence for uploading cartoon but court later realised their blunder and cartoon has now been removed from banned list


Donald Duck has been cleared of extremism in Russia after a court ordered the removal of an Oscar-winning wartime cartoon from a banned list.

The eight-minute 'Der Fuehrer's Face', made in 1943, featured Donald Duck in a nightmare setting, working at a munitions factory in Nazi Germany.

It served as a warning to how controlling and horrendous life could be under Hitler, before Donald snapped out of his terrifying dream and was proud to be a citizen of the United States.

Despite its anti-Nazi propaganda, that was deemed irrelevant in Vladimir Putin's country where publishing any Nazi symbol - such as the swastika in the cartoon - is regarded as illegal.




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