Peace On EarthPeace On Earth (1939) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Animated Characters: Squirrel Children, Grandpa Squirrel.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1940.
Parents Magazine Medal, 1940.
Nominee, Nobel Peace Prize, 1940.
- Originally Released in 1939.
- Production Number: 3913..
- Running Time: 8:46 minutes.
Cartoon Production Information:
The first MGM cartoon to be nominated for an Academy Award.
The first short subject to receive a Parents Magazine Medal.
The only cartoon ever nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Recognizing its value, MGM gave the cartoon special promotional treatment.
In a 1973 interview, director Hugh Harman commented: "They tried to stop me from making it- it was too serious. We shouldn't have made it as a one-reeler, we should have made it about three to five reels."
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