Film historian and media propaganda specialist Michael S. Shull currently teaches film history at George Washington University and teaches mass communications at Montgomery College (both in the Washington, D.C., area). He lives in Germantown, Maryland. David E. Wilt is a librarian at the University of Maryland in College Park. Together they authored Hollywood War Films, 1937-1945 (1996). Wilt is also the author of The Mexican Filmography (2003).
"invaluable"--Classic Images; "entertaining...a welcome addition"--ARBA; "provides a content analysis of wartime cartoons...reflecting the way in which war themes were handled"--Animation Journal; "this volume demonstrates the value of the [animation] art form to the study of 20th century American history"--Choice; "a serious study"--Communication Booknotes Quarterly; "carefully researched...useful facts...informative...the authors make the films come alive. They make reading about these historic works exciting"--ASIFA; "a fine tribute to the animated film and its unique contribution"--Movie Collector's World; "useful...notable"--ANQ; "extremely detailed"--Reference and Research Book News; "Important addition to the field of animation scholarship."--Richard Shale, author of Donald Duck Joins Up.