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Animated Soviet propaganda from the October Revolution to Perestroika
Publication Information:
Studio City, CA : Jove Film Distribution, c2006.
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (430 min.): sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in + pamphlet.
System Details:
DVD; full screen presentation; Dolby digital.
Language Note:
Russian with English subtitles.
General Note:
Videodisc release of a 2006 animated documentary series.
American imperialists -- Fascist barbarians -- Capitalist sharks -- Onward to the shining future : animation and the Big Soviet Lie.

American imperialists: Black & white / Mister Twister / Someone else's voice / Ave Maria / The millionaire / Shooting range / Mr. Wolf

Fascist barbarians: Kino-Circus / Facist boots on our homeland / The vultures / What Hitler wants ; Beat the fascist pirates ; Strike the enemy on the front lines and at home ; A mighty handshake / To you, Moscow / The adventures of the young pioneers / The pioneer's violin / Vasilyok / A lesson not learned / Attention! wolves! / Tale of a toy / We can do it / The soldier and the garden (excerpt) / We're drawing October (excerpt)

Capitalist sharks: Interplanetary revolution / We'll keep our eyes peeled / The shareholder / Proud little ship / Prophets and lessons / China in flames

Onward to the shining future : communism: Forward march, time! / Soviet toys / Samoyed boy / The music box / Lenin's kino pravda = Truth in cinema / Results of the XII Party Congress of Cooperation / Victorious destination / War chronicles / A hot stone / Songs of the years of fire / Plus electrification
From the 1920s to the 1980s, the Soviet regime ordered the production of dozens of animated propaganda films. Their target audience was the Soviet Union itself, and their goal was to win the hearts and minds of the Soviet people. Commentary by leading Soviet film scholars.


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Audiovisual 303.3 ANIMATED SOVIET 1 .CIRCNOTE. 4 videodiscs, 1 booklet

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41 films spanning sixty years of Soviet history (1924 - 1984) that have never been available before in the US. Includes: American Imperialists; Fascist Barbarians; Capitalist Sharks; and Onward to the Shining Future: Communism.