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Don Donald (1937)

Donald is courting Daisy (called Donna, here in her first appearance) Duck in Mexico. He arrives on a burro, which doesn't get along at all well with her; she convinces him to buy a car. ... See full summary »

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Ben Sharpsteen (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck / Donna Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Donald is courting Daisy (called Donna, here in her first appearance) Duck in Mexico. He arrives on a burro, which doesn't get along at all well with her; she convinces him to buy a car. They head through the desert, but the car breaks down, and throws Donald out, then takes off on its own with Daisy trapped inside the rumble seat. The car hits a rock, throwing Daisy into a mud puddle, to Donald's excessive amusement. Daisy pulls a unicycle from her purse, and rides off. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aavikon Aku See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The short features music by Paul J. Smith which was adapted from the Mexican folk songs "Cielito Lindo" and "Jarabe Tapatío." See more »

Quotes

Donald Duck: So you jackass, I'm gonna knock you good! Uh oh.
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Connections

Featured in The Mickey Mouse Club: Episode #1.8 (1955) See more »

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Interesting cartoon for fans of Donald and Daisy
25 October 2009 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Don Donald was very interesting. The animation is very well done and colourful, and the music is stylish. The story is rather routine and the middle half of the short is rather slow. But it is funny, the two duck stars are very appealing, and one of the main reasons why I like this short is because Donald finds love. There are some good jokes like Donald's attempts to mend the broken down car, Donald laughing whenever Daisy does something funny much to her annoyance, and Donald's hat shrinking when it fills with water. And Clarence voices Donald to perfection. I have always thought this Donald Duck cartoon as an interesting one, it isn't the best, but it isn't the worst either. But it is one of the better ones. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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