The Rise Of Adolf Hitler Essay

1810 Words Sep 9th, 2014 8 Pages
The rise of Adolf Hitler was a calculated, and cunning set of plans that brought with it a period in history that won’t be forgotten. However to fully understand his impact on the world you must understand that he started before he became Fuhrer of Germany in August 1934. When Hitler became leader of the Nazi party in June 1921 he brought with it a radical set of ideological ideas; these ideas would later be known as Nazism, when he became Fuhrer of Germany. The interesting thing about Adolf Hitler is that people are fixated on what he did. So fixated, that movies that you wouldn’t expect, have incorporated subliminal messages relating to Hitler and his Nazi ideology. Furthermore the movie industry feels the need to make Hitler and the Nazi regime a template for creating power structures within movies. While other movies such as Cabaret, Sophie Scholl, Schindler’s List and The Downfall are related narratives.

In the early 1930’s, the mood in Germany was grim. The whole world was suffering through economic depression, however the depression hit Germany the hardest; millions were out of work. With the humiliating defeat fifteen years earlier during World War I, Germany lacked confidence in their weak government, known as the Weimar Republic. It is here that, that subliminal message from the beloved Walt Disney movie The Lion King can be related.

The 1994 movie The Lion King takes us on an animated journey through the life of a kingdom of lions in Africa. However its not…

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