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Hell-Bent For Election (1944) Theatrical Cartoon Hell-Bent For Election

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  • UPA, United Auto Workers, Industrial Films
  • Animated Characters: Diesel Express Train, Steam Train, Joe, Sam, Conspirator.
  • Originally Released in 1944 (Estimate).
  • Running Time: 13:02 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Production Information:

The "trains" are actually "The Win the War Special" (FDR) and "The Defeatist Limited" (Dewey).

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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Hell-Bent for Election

Comments By: FireballXL6
The UPA certainly deserve praise for their first, and best, animated short!

Whilst the focus is American politics, the imagery and animation not only do a brilliant job of broadcasting the pro-Roosevelt message of the day, but show that animation in...  (read more)

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Hell-Bent for Election

Comments By: sandma1half
I thought the imagery in this cartoon was kind of disturbing, particularly with the protagonist being blond and buff and the antagonist being short and dark haired. The animation itself was not bad. Propaganda is sometimes funny to watch...  (read more)

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