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The Spirit Of '43

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: War Activities Committee of the Motion Pictures Industry
  • Cartoon Characters: Donald Duck.
  • Voice Actors: Clarence 'Ducky' Nash.
  • Directed By Jack King.
  • Produced By Walt Disney, United States Treasury Department.
  • Originally Released on January 07, 1943.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 5:48 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

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Donald learns the value of saving, savings bonds and the war effort. Donald is cast as a typical American worker who has just collected his paycheck and is...  (more)

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This short contained a character which foreshadows the future Scrooge McDuck.

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This Disney short is very important to understanding our past. The government helped finance this cartoon as a way to inspire Americans to pay their taxes for without tax money coming in it is impossible to pay American workers to create the tanks, bullets,...  (read more)
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