BANNED!:
From  children’s papers and magazines in Italy, Mickey Mouse and Minnie, Popeye The Sailor and Olive Oyl, because they don’t adhere “to the strictly Italian inspiration as to racism, and the exaltation of the imperial, Fascist, mussolinian tone in which we live.”  In Rome, Dr. Gherado Casini, director general of the Ministry of Popular Culture added: “We must think of the future in such a way that all children of today will become the fighters of tomorrow.”  Recently, strips with blond American adventure heroes were temporarily banned.  Later, when their hair was blackened, they were released for publication.

Newsweek  November 21, 1938

BANNED!:

From  children’s papers and magazines in Italy, Mickey Mouse and Minnie, Popeye The Sailor and Olive Oyl, because they don’t adhere “to the strictly Italian inspiration as to racism, and the exaltation of the imperial, Fascist, mussolinian tone in which we live.”  In Rome, Dr. Gherado Casini, director general of the Ministry of Popular Culture added: “We must think of the future in such a way that all children of today will become the fighters of tomorrow.”  Recently, strips with blond American adventure heroes were temporarily banned.  Later, when their hair was blackened, they were released for publication.

Newsweek  November 21, 1938



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Newsweek October 3, 1938

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