Abu and the Poisoned Well (1943)

Film details

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1943

  • Genres

    Animation Government sponsored film

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • Middle East Cartoon No. 2 Alternative
  • Abu's Poisoned Well Alternative

Synopsis

Anti-Nazi propaganda cartoon for Middle East distribution during World War II. A Nazi snake and toad modelled on Mussolini plot to poison a well. Abu is about to drink from it when a tank flying a British flag shows him it is dangerous. The snake disguises itself and gives Abu another poisioned drink. Abu develops a skull-like face and joins others to fight against the British. Abu's donkey awakens an picture of an arabic fighter on horseback who brings Abu to his senses.

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