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8 insanely dated education and propaganda movies made by Disney

June 29, 2013

Der Fuehrer's Face

Disney wasn’t always solely affiliated with theme parks, happiness and light – in fact, a big part of Disney’s history has been its educational fims, which ranged from hygeine films to wartime propaganda to science movies for the public. Here are eight of our favorite super-dated educational films Disney’s ever made.

8. “The Thrifty Pig,” (1941) in which two lazy little pigs fail to fortify their weak homes and end up being terrorized by the big bad Nazi wolf who sends them scurrying for assistance from the one wise pig who bought War Bonds, and therefore has a very sturdy home that the wolf can’t break into.

7. “Der Fuehrer’s Face,” starring Donald Duck (1943), in which Donald Duck has a nightmare in which he’s a Nazi worker.

6. “Crack the Big Lie, (1980s) an anti-drug film in which a teenager thinks it’s kind of hilarious that all of the adults around him are so frantically opposed to cocaine and crack.

5. “The Winged Scourge,” (1943), a film about how evil mosquitoes spread malaria and destroy productivity.

4. “Hitler’s Children,” (1941), which explains how kids in Germany were trained to become Nazis from birth


3. “The Story of Menstruation,” (1946), brought to you by Kotex, does not approve of the use of tampons.

2. “Tommy Tucker’s Tooth,” a 1922 silent film about hygeine that focuses on a kid named Tommy who thought brushing teeth was only for girls.

1. “Electricity” (1971), which is about where electricity comes from, is awesome for its theme song about where electricity comes from.

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  • creepyasscracker

    oh Disney, the scourge of infant minds and the child christ of illuminati occultists. how deep your toxic tide drifts into our lives. the poison of your precious smile is now a smell of sweat and violence. the thief of imagination and ancient folklore. you, Beelzebub, profiteer of symbols and smoke, your children are waiting. they desire immortality now. can you give it to them? will you return to your sovereign seat in the glory of your new jerusalem? deliver them, but leave me. i’m not under your spell. the curse is a lie. you are shadows and i’m flesh and blood. i will witness the destruction of your city and warn those after of the perils of such a god-complex. the children of the future will never speak your name. be gone, and prepare for judgement at the end of days.

  • Incognito

    Because a person named creepyasscracker is definitely the wisest person on earth.

  • Chris Sobieniak

    People kinda forgot Disney have had this educational division for years in the 70’s and 80’s that supplied films to schools though obviously the WWII stuff wouldn’t be around after the war like “The Thrifty Pig” (The film itself was made for the Canadian war effort).