Fascist Jackboots Shall Not Trample Our Motherland (Не топтать фашистскому сапогу нашей родины, 1941) by Aleksandr Ivanov and Ivan Ivanov-Vano

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Fascist Jackboots Shall Not Trample Our Motherland
Не топтать фашистскому сапогу нашей родины
Ne toptat fashistskomu sapogu nashey rodiny (ru)

Year 1941
Director(s) Ivanov Aleksandr
Ivanov-Vano Ivan
Studio(s) Soyuzmultfilm
Language(s) Russian
Genre(s) Musical/Opera
War & battles
Animation Type(s)  Drawn (cel)
Length 00:02:47
Wordiness 14.52
Animator.ru profile Ru, En
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Ne toptat fashistskomu sapogu nashey rodiny.1941.en.1.24fps.1660624929.srt
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A fascist anthropomorphic pig tramples the countries of Europe but is attacked by the Red Army upon stepping on the USSR. Released during the early weeks of the war.

The cartoon includes the music from part 5 of Sergey Prokofyev's cantata "Aleksandr Nevsky", "The Ice Battle", as well as the "March of the Soviet Tankmen", sung by Soviet bass-baritone Peter Kirichek and the Alexandrov Ensemble (aka. the Red Army Choir).

The USSR commissioned several of these cartoon political war satires in the first 1-2 years of the war from its Moscow, Leningrad and Tbilissi animation studios. Afterwards, as the full seriousness of the situation became clear, this sort of material stopped being made and the animation studios focused their efforts mostly on traditional children's stories. The Lenfilm animation studio was destroyed, while Soyuzmultfilm was temporarily relocated to Central Asia the following year.

The two directors, Aleksandr Ivanov and Ivan Ivanov-Vano, were actually known to be something like rivals at the studio. This was their only collaboration.

The animation of the tanks and airplanes at the very end was reused from Ivanov-Vano's animated short Ivas (1940 - the scenes appear after 18:45).

The video above is a fan restoration in which the hard-subs have been manually removed. A better quality version can be downloaded at this magnet link: magnet:?xt=urn:btih:81D4306EF31441DF35CA448827C8573B90C88222



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