Category Archive: World War 2

Saludos Amigos (1942)/The Three Caballeros (1944)


Both Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros are portmanteau films, that is, a series of shorts that are tied together by a single theme or premise.  Disney created seven (arguably eight) portmanteau films… Continue reading

Filmed Under the Auspices of the Office of the Coordinator for Inter-American Affairs (1940s)


During the twentieth century an approach to helping the poor of the third world really came into prominence which focused on education. The idea was based upon the adage “Give a man a fish… Continue reading

Victory Through Air Power (1943)


Victory Through Air Power was based on a book of the same name by Maj. Alexander P. de Seversky.  Walt had read the book and thought Seversky was swell.  Seversky was a Russian… Continue reading