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In a funny looking yet very bleak world, a boy learns to play piano while a cat and various other animal characters encounter all sorts of drugs, sex, violence and profanity, with numerous references to pop culture phenomena.
A Walt Disney wartime propaganda look into the mind of Hans, a boy born into a German family. Watch as his attitude about the value of human life degrades as he is exposed to Hitler Youth and other Nazi organizations and attitudes.Written by
Brent Thomas <Bcthomas@io-online.com>
When Hans is sick, the narrator mentions that his mother has a fear that "the unfit are taken away by the state, and are never heard of again." During the Third Reich, the Nazis institutionalized children with physical and mental handicaps and secretly euthanized them. See more »
The distortion of this tale serves its purpose. Hitler becomes Hans's idol.
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I'll keep it simple. This is a portrayal of one of the cutest children in all of Disney as he is educated to hate and death by Nazi propaganda. Effectively bone chilling, this hateful cartoon served its purpose to motivate Americans to consider their moral superiority gleaned from a free education system.
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