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The Story of Menstruation

Did Disney make a film called 'The Story of Menstruation'?

Published Aug. 25, 1997


Claim:   Disney produced an animated film called The Story of Menstruation.

Status:   True.

Origins:   As described by Dave Smith in his Disney encyclopedia, The Story of Menstruation was an:

Educational film, made for International Cellucotton Co.; delivered on October 18, 1946. Through animation and diagrams, the film discusses the female reproductive organs and follows development from babyhood to motherhood. A popular Disney film for girls in school for several decades.

Last updated:   20 August 2007

  Sources Sources:

    Smith, Dave.   Disney A to Z: The Official Encyclopedia.

    New York: Hyperion, 1996.   ISBN 0-7868-6223-8   (p. 468).

    Smoodin, Eric.   Disney Discourse.

    New York: Routledge, 1994.   ISBN 0-415-90616-4   (p. 170).

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