Scott Thill has provided a thought provoking article for the Christmas day post of Cartoon Brew. Scott tells the story of the 1939 MGM cartoon "Peace On Earth". I recall seeing it on television as a child and recognizing it as something unusual, and suspecting it as a piece of propaganda left over from WW2.
Scott does a good job of covering the intentions, and difficulties faced by filmmaker Hugh Harman, of Harman & Ising fame, in making this theatrical short, so I'll leave this link where you can read it for yourselves and see this now 75 year old film:
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