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Beach Picnic (1939)

Approved | | Animation, Family, Comedy | 9 June 1939 (USA)
Donald Duck is at the beach and tries to ride a rubber horse. He notices Pluto sleeping at the shore and decides to have some fun with him by sending the rubber horse over to Pluto which ... See full summary »

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Clyde Geronimi (uncredited)
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Uncredited cast:
Lee Millar Lee Millar ... Pluto (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald Duck is at the beach and tries to ride a rubber horse. He notices Pluto sleeping at the shore and decides to have some fun with him by sending the rubber horse over to Pluto which completely mesmerizes him. Meanwhile, a tribe of ants abduct Donald's picnic lunch. Donald lays out fly paper to stop the ants. Pluto follows one of the ants and, of course, he and later Donald become enmeshed in the fly paper. Written by Matt Yorston <george.y@ns.sympatico.ca>

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Donald Duck: [after trying to catch the flies] Bah! Robbers! Pirates! You dirty crooks! I'll get you for this! You... You... You... Uh-oh! Fly paper! Boy, this'll get 'em! Just let 'em come back now. I'll stick every one of them. On my word.
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Featured in Living Seas (1986) See more »

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By the Beautiful Sea
Written by Harry Carroll and Harold Atteridge
Performed by Clarence Nash
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Not funny
3 August 2005 | by CuriosityKilledShawnSee all my reviews

In this cartoon Donald goes to the beach for some fun in the sun. He takes a giant inflatable horse (called Seabiscuit) with him to play with in the water. Everything seems fine until Donald decides to torment Pluto for some reason by blowing water and air into his face, or something. The cartoon lingers on this bit of unfunnyness for a few minutes before it goes to the typical 'picnic being stolen by ants' routine. Good God, man. How many times have I seen that in a cartoon?

Donald and Pluto try to take them on but lose to their own arrogance and stupidity. No, this cartoon is not really that funny at all and Donald surely deserves better than this. I don't rate Beach Picnic very highly I'm afraid.


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Country:

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Language:

English

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9 June 1939 (USA) See more »

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1.37 : 1
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