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Victory Through Air Power (1943) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film Victory Through Air Power

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Walt Disney Studios Major Alexander P. de Seversky, Art Baker Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, James Algar, H.C. Potter Dan Keefe , , , , , , , ; more Writers More Writers.. Jack Dennis Edward Plumb, Paul J. Smith, Oliver Wallace
  • 1943
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • United Artists
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Eugene Ely, Calbraith P. Rogers, Sir John Alcock, Arthur Brown, Charles Lindbergh, Pierre, Fritz, Eagle, Octopus.
  • Vocal Talent: Major Alexander P. de Seversky (Himself), Art Baker (Narrator).
  • Directed By Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, James Algar (as James Alger).
    Live Action (de Seversky) Director: H.C. Potter.
  • Produced By Dan Keefe.
  • Animated By Ward Kimball, Josh Meador, John Lounsbery, Carleton Boyd, Hugh Fraser, Bill Justice, George Rowley, Ed Aardal, John Sibley, John McManus, Norm Tate, Ollie Johnston (as Oliver M. Johnston Jr), Bill Tytla (as Vladimir Tytla), Marvin Woodward, Harvey Toombs.
    Animation Supervision: David Hand (as Dave Hand).
  • Written By T. Hee, Erdman Penner, William Cottrell, James Bodrero, George Stallings, Jose Rodriguez.
    Story Direction: Perce Pearce.
    Based on the Book by: Major Alexander P. de Seversky.
  • Edited By Jack Dennis.

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  • Art Direction (Animation): Herbert Ryman, Don Griffith, Donald Da Gradi, Bill Herwig, Tom Codrick, Cliff Devirian, Chales Philippi, Glen Scott, Elmer Plummer, Karl KarpŮ.
  • Art Direction (Live Action): Richard Irvine.
  • Backgrounds: Al Dempster, Dick Anthony, Claude Coats, Ray Huffine, Robert Blanchard, Joe Stahley, Nino Carbe.
  • Production Manager: Dan Keefe.
  • Director of Photography: Ray Rennahan.
  • Color Direction: Natalie Kalmus.
  • Color Associate: Morgan Padelford.
  • Interior Decoration: William Kiernan.
  • Sound Recording: C. O. Slyfield, Lodge Cunningham.

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A Disney feature-length cartoon that is both documentary and propaganda film. Inspired by Walt Disney's desire to help the war effort, this film deals with the...  (more)

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Finally, this has been released in the "From the Front" Disney Treasure Tin. I have read about this since the early 70s (in Finch's "The Art of Disney") and had always wanted to see it. HAD I seen it back then (when I was in my...  (read more)

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It seems odd, that EVERY full length animated feature has seen a DVD or VHS release except this one. I've read somewhere that Disney had no plans to every release this from their archives (too politically incorrect or somesuch nonsense). However, what...  (read more)

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