Animal Farm | George Orwell (Animated Movie)

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A Film by Halas and Batchelor, based on the book Animal Farm by George Orwell.
British animation (1954).
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2 hr

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The Animal Farm is one of many stories that has been widely banned from American Public Schools.


To see a list of books widely banned by American Public Schools see here:

Perhaps it’s contents aren’t to the liking of those ruling the masses.

This is a great piece of educational material. The animal farm is put together in a tasteful way that it’s lessons can be grasped by young children and the more complex lessons by adults.

There are moral stories in it for everyone. The Animal Farm was turned from a book into a cartoon in 1954 by Halas and Batchelor.

Please share this. It’s stories like The Animal Farm that change nations when the population has it’s eye’s opened to the truth.

Talk to your children about the principles learned here and guide their minds to be great leaders, questioning everything and pushing forward to find new and better ways to do things.


What is important about the title?

Why do you think Orwell chose to represent political figures as animals?

Why did he choose a farm as the novel’s setting?

What if Orwell had chosen jungle or marine animals to represent the political figures?

Is it important to know the world history of the mid- and late-1940s to fully understand what Orwell is trying to portray?

“Animal Farm” has been described as a dystopian novel. What are some other examples of fictional works with dystopian settings?

Compare “Animal Farm” with Orwell’s other famous cautionary tale, “1984.”
How similar are the messages of these two works? What’s different about them?

What are the symbols in “Animal Farm?” Are they easily recognized by readers who don’t know the historical context of the novel?

Can you discern an authorial voice (a character who speaks the author’s point of view) in “Animal Farm?”

How essential is the setting to the story? Could the story have taken place somewhere else and still made the same points?

Does the story end the way you expected? What other outcomes could there have been for “Animal Farm?”

What would a sequel to “Animal Farm” have looked like? Were Orwell’s fears about Stalin realized?

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