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Fact #49

Disney made a war propaganda film set in Nazi land, where clouds are shaped like swastikas and houses look like Hitler.

The film stars Donald Duck, who undergoes a series of Nazi-esque tasks, and a series of hallucinations.

It won the 1943 Academy Award for Best Short Film and remains the only film starring Donald Duck to do so.

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Fact #48

By the 2008 Academy Awards, Disney the company had been nominated for more than 200 Oscars with more than 50 wins. 

 

Also, Walt Disney holds the record for most Oscars with 22 in regular categories and four honorary out of his 59 nominations.

Fact #26

Alan Menken wrote music for 11 Disney Movies.

 

The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and Pocahontas each won him 2 Academy Awards.