The Golden Age (1928–1951)

Authored by: Giannalberto Bendazzi

Animation: A World History

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138854529
eBook ISBN: 9781315721057
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What for animation was the Golden Age covers one of the worst ages in modern history. In October 1929, the Wall Street stock market crashed. The Great Depression followed, hit the whole planet, and lasted a long time. In Russia, Spain, and Germany, countless people were murdered out of political dogmatism. China was involved in a civil war, which didn’t stop even during the bloody Japanese invasion of 1937. World War II led to more than 50 million casualties. After its end, the Cold War started.

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