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George Orwell
   wrote   
Animal Farm
Famous satirical allegory of Soviet totalitarianism during the Stalin era.
Animal Farm (Orwell)
   was banned by   
Yugoslavia
Yugoslavia in 1946, Kenya in 1991, the United Arab Emirates in 2002. Delayed in UK because of the anti-Stalin theme
Animal Farm (Orwell)
   was banned by   
Kenya
Yugoslavia in 1946, Kenya in 1991, the United Arab Emirates in 2002. After its translation into Russian, it was banned by Stalin's government in all Soviet-ruled areas. Delayed publication in UK because of the anti-Stalin theme
Animal Farm (1954)
   had the voice actors   
Gordon Heath & Maurice Denham
(UK) "Four legs good, two legs bad". The CIA obtained the film rights to "Animal Farm" from Orwell's widow, Sonia, after his death and covertly funded the production as anti-Communist propaganda. Maurice Denham provided the voices for all the characters except the narrator.
Boxer
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. A horse. The strong and loyal workhorse killed by the pigs, representing the proletariat.
Benjamin
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. The donkey. A cynic who represents people who fail to believe that communism will benefit the Russian people.
Moses
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. The tame raven who spreads stories of Sugarcandy Mountain representing religion.
Mollie
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. A horse who likes wearing ribbons representing the bourgeoisie.
Squealer
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. A pig. Napoleon's mouthpiece.
Bluebell
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. A dog
Old Major
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. Prize-winning pig. Gives a speech to start the revolution, but dies three days later. Based on both Lenin and Marx.
Clover
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. A horse. Boxer's loyal friend representing the educated middle class.
Snowball
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. A pig - Napoleon's rival (inspired by Trotsky)
Napoleon
   is in   
'Animal Farm'
By George Orwell. a pig - the leader of the farm after the rebellion (and death of Old Major) representing Stalin.






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