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Peace On Earth (1939) Theatrical Cartoon Peace On Earth

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  • Theatrical Short
  • Traditional Animation
  • MGM
  • Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Cartoon Characters: Squirrel Children, Grandpa Squirrel.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Hugh Harman.
  • Produced By Fred Quimby.
  • Written By Jack Cosgriff, Charles McGirl, Khat Harman.
  • Awards: Oscar StatuetteAcademy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1940, Parents Magazine Medal, 1940; more Awards More Awards...
  • Music: Scott Bradley.
  • Originally Released on December 09, 1939.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 8:46 minutes.
  • Technicolor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

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...  (more)

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Remade in 1955 as Good Will to Men. 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...  (more)

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

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Comments By: dingdog
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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