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Pluto's Quin-puplets (1937)

Pluto wants to chase the sausage man, but Fifi convinces him to look after their five rambunctious puppies instead. The puppies end up in the basement, where they tangle with a compressed ... See full summary »

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Ben Sharpsteen (uncredited)

Star:

Pinto Colvig
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Pinto Colvig ... Pluto (voice) (uncredited)
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Pluto wants to chase the sausage man, but Fifi convinces him to look after their five rambunctious puppies instead. The puppies end up in the basement, where they tangle with a compressed air tank, paint, a jug of hooch, and other hazards. Fifi returns and finds a drunk Pluto, paint on everyone, and gets very angry. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Release Date:

26 November 1937 (USA) See more »

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Les quintuples de Pluto See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Too Many Puppies For Pluto
21 October 2002 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

A Walt Disney PLUTO THE PUP Cartoon.

With Mama Fifi gone looking for food, PLUTO'S QUIN-PUPLETS get into all sorts of mischief.

This is a very fine cartoon, with excellent animation and a funny storyline. Although a success, Pluto's young family was not to appear in any subsequent film; at least they were spared the indignities heaped upon the real life Dionne Quintuplets of Ontario, Canada (born in 1934), who are being somewhat spoofed here.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by drawings. As a lad in Marceline, Missouri, he sketched farm animals on scraps of paper; later, as an ambulance driver in France during the First World War, he drew figures on the sides of his vehicle. Back in Kansas City, along with artist Ub Iwerks, Walt developed a primitive animation studio that provided animated commercials and tiny cartoons for the local movie theaters. Always the innovator, his ALICE IN CARTOONLAND series broke ground in placing a live figure in a cartoon universe. Business reversals sent Disney & Iwerks to Hollywood in 1923, where Walt's older brother Roy became his lifelong business manager & counselor. When a mildly successful series with Oswald The Lucky Rabbit was snatched away by the distributor, the character of Mickey Mouse sprung into Walt's imagination, ensuring Disney's immortality. The happy arrival of sound technology made Mickey's screen debut, STEAMBOAT WILLIE (1928), a tremendous audience success with its use of synchronized music. The SILLY SYMPHONIES soon appeared, and Walt's growing crew of marvelously talented animators were quickly conquering new territory with full color, illusions of depth and radical advancements in personality development, an arena in which Walt's genius was unbeatable. Mickey's feisty, naughty behavior had captured millions of fans, but he was soon to be joined by other animated companions: temperamental Donald Duck, intellectually-challenged Goofy and energetic Pluto. All this was in preparation for Walt's grandest dream - feature length animated films. Against a blizzard of doomsayers, Walt persevered and over the next decades delighted children of all ages with the adventures of Snow White, Pinocchio, Dumbo, Bambi & Peter Pan. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that simplicity of message and lots of hard work always pay off.


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