Category Archive: pacifism

World War 2 Shorts (1941-45)


Softening the Blow of Being Drafted With the Pearl Harbor attacks America was suddenly involved in a war it had resisted entering. So Disney set out to soften the blow, and promote the… Continue reading

The Reluctant Dragon (1941)


The Reluctant Dragon was Disney’s fourth feature film, flanked by Fantasia and Dumbo, and the first to extensively use a combination of animation and live action.  It was also a box office flop. … Continue reading