This brings us to Frozen, Disney’s latest hit franchise and an exemplary piece of propaganda.
To start, those films were written and directed by Jennifer Lee, born Rebecchi, now Disney’s Chief Creative Officer. Rebecchi is a Jewish name – see here and here. It comes from the name Rebekah. Am I beating a dead horse yet? Previous attempts at Disney adaptations of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen were made by Harvey Fierstein, Dick Zondag, and Dave Goetz – all Jewish. Okay, now I’m beating a dead horse. Except that the horse won’t die. You have to keep beating it, since—like the Phoenix—it keeps re-animating.
If you don’t know the Frozen plotline, I recommend you go and read it yourself over at Wikipedia. If you don’t have the patience for that, just read this quote from producer Peter Del Vecho:
For us the breakthrough came when we tried to give really human qualities to the Snow Queen. When we decided to make the Snow Queen Elsa and our protagonist Anna sisters, that gave a way to relate to the characters in a way that conveyed what each was going through and that would relate for today’s audiences. This film has a lot of complicated characters and complicated relationships in it. There are times when Elsa does villainous things but because you understand where it comes from, from this desire to defend herself, you can always relate to her.
The Snow Queen is the villain in the original story who traps children in her ice palace, but in Disney’s retelling, her evil actions – like subjecting her entire kingdom to eternal winter – are just emotional outbursts due to her “complicated” nature.
It’s a tad more subtle than other Disney productions, but the message is the same: being an insufferable, self-absorbed brat is perfectly fine. Meanwhile, the real villain is Prince Hans from the Southern Isles*, who appears to be the typical Prince Charming but is actually seducing Anna in order to kill both sisters and take control of their kingdom. They’re inverting all the traditional roles. The evil queen becomes the heroine, while Prince Charming becomes the heartless traitor. If nothing else, watch the scene where Hans finally betrays Anna. Do you see how damaging this will be to young girls?
They are being conditioned from an early age to distrust men, especially ones who appear most normal, caring, and intelligent. It’s about splitting the sexes, and it works both ways. Girls now have as their role model, not Anna, but Elsa, the frigid (literally), independent, and misunderstood queen. Only by being this way can she protect herself from treacherous men. But men don’t want frigid women, so these stories are ruining the world for men as well. Boys are now going out into a world full of frigid girls. The moral of Frozen is supposedly that love is the only “magic” that can overcome a cold, hopeless world, but the storyline totally subverts this. Anna, the one who is desperate to love and be loved, is presented as gullible and weak, while Elsa is the one who demonstrates the climactic act of “true” love by hugging…her sister. In other words, little girls, real love is a gift for other women, not for men. It’s the perfect inversion of Snow White: The frigid woman holds all the power now, and Prince Charming is removed entirely, since he is no longer needed.
But at least they got the title right: Frozen. As in Frigid. I guess that title would have been too obvious.
This is what the religious right has always gotten wrong. They’ve attacked Disney and Hollywood for promoting promiscuity, but the agenda was always the reverse. Disney wants your kids brainwashed and traumatized as early as possible to put them off sex and any kind of healthy male-female relationships. That teenagers are now keeping their virginity longer and longer is proof that this was the goal all along. If they have to satisfy their urges, they have porn and sexting – anything to keep their eyes glued to a screen, where propaganda can be uploaded straight to their brains 24/7. This was the same agenda back in the earlier days of Disney, when they were inserting porn and sexual innuendos into their films.
They’ve basically admitted now that these subliminal messages and images were intentional, and that Disney executives knew about them. See this HuffPost article with Disney animator Tom Sito, which claims to disprove many of the most infamous insertions but ends up making a stronger case for them. Take the infamous Playboy centerfold in The Rescuers Down Under, for example: “[In] the first ‘Rescuers’ there was the nudey picture,” says Sito. The animator went on to explain that when there was a reedition of the movie, a lot of the original executives who produced the video tape were gone. Not knowing about the naked image, the new executives used the original negative from 1977 in the reedition. This reportedly led to a major recall. “If somebody had asked an artist, he would say, ‘Oh yeah, there’s a naked picture in there.
I mean, the Playboy centerfold. Everybody knows that.’ Everybody who was in animation knew about the centerfold.” Sito implies that the old executives knew about it, which means they approved it. All the animators knew about it, too – and do you really think none of them were consulted in the reedition? Then Sito says: You know in pre-video and pre-VHS and VCR and stuff, people used to put little inside jokes in films because things were running at 1/24 of a second. So you say, “Well, nobody’s seeing anything.” … And then so [cartoonists] will do that as a joke. But really since the modern age of playing back stuff and everything, they look at everything now, even the old films. They’ll go frame by frame, and they’ll pull those questionable things out all the time. I repeat: all the time! How much porn did they hide in all those old cartoons? It sounds like the Disney studio was a veritable clubhouse of perverts. Remember, Babbitt put “sexual intercourse” on his job application – an application to be an illustrator for children’s movies. But again, the point was not to sexualize children, it was to de-sex them. Exposure to sexual images before puberty often causes aversion to sex in adulthood, and they knew that.
But I still think those subliminal messages are mostly a diversion, since the more overt messages are far more damaging. Again, consult the Hans betrayal scene. If you do watch that scene, you might pick up on something else. What is the name of the kingdom that Elsa rules over? Arendelle. Sound familiar? That’s Arundel – as in, Earl of Arundel, Disneys’ real-life cousins.
Extracted from www.mileswmathis.com/disney.pdf