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Peace On Earth (1939) Theatrical Cartoon Peace On Earth

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Squirrel Children, Grandpa Squirrel.
  • Originally Released in 1939.
  • Technicolor
  • Running Time: 8:46 minutes.
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.
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On Christmas Eve, two squirrel children ask their grandfather what men are. He describes them, then narrates the story of how humanity destroyed itself by war, as chilling scenes of armed conflict play on the screen. After the last human dies, the animals take their war implements and build homes from them, to live forever in peace.

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Of course I'll give this cartoon the highest rating. My dad wrote for Warner Brothers, Disney, Hanna & Barbara, and MGM. It was a child's best world... cartoons and comic...  (read more)

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I saw this cartoon yesterday,Christmas Eve,for the first time and was moved beyond words. And I still am :)

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THE greates Christmas cartoon ever made.....proof positive that Hugh Harman's a sadly-underrated director.
The elimination of any mention of the Nativity in the opening rendition of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" is redeemed by the...  (read more)

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