MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 184,559 this week

Playful Pluto (1934)

6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 153 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Mickey's trying to do some yardwork, but Pluto wants to play. They end up indoors; Mickey breaks a screen, spreads flypaper, and they both get stuck.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1001 titles
created 16 May 2013
 
a list of 125 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 725 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 129 titles
created 9 months ago
 
list image
a list of 641 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Playful Pluto" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Playful Pluto (1934)

Playful Pluto (1934) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Playful Pluto.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck.

Directors: Ub Iwerks, Walt Disney
Stars: Walt Disney
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The other children at a birthday party mock Elmer Elephant for his big nose, but it proves useful when he needs to save the birthday girl from a fire in her tree house.

Director: Wilfred Jackson
Stars: Bernice Hansen
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Up in the Swiss Alps, Mickey Mouse tangles with a mother eagle, Donald Duck scraps with an edelweiss-stealing goat and Pluto gets inebriated with a St. Bernard.

Director: David Hand
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash
Ye Olden Days (1933)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The king locks up his daughter, Minnie, when she refuses to wed a dippy prince. Mickey Mouse, a wandering minstrel, comes to the rescue.

Director: Burt Gillett
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner
Animation | Family | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The clock strikes midnight, the bats fly from the belfry, a dog howls at the full moon, and two black cats fight in the cemetery: a perfect time for four skeletons to come out and dance a bit.

Director: Walt Disney
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two Dutch children stumble on a clearing in the woods where gnomes are going about their business. The gnomes are friendly to the children. A witch comes and takes them away on her broom to... See full summary »

Director: Burt Gillett
On Ice (1935)
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Mickey shows off his ice-skating skills to Minnie; Goofy does some unconventional ice fishing; Donald straps skates to Pluto and laughs at his attempts to skate. Donald gets strapped to a ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Sharpsteen
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner
Bone Trouble (1940)
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Pluto's dish is empty, so he goes after the bone in the dish of Butch the bulldog, who is sleeping next door. Can he make it home with the bone before Butch wakes up? No. Soon they are ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney
Stars: Lee Millar
Animation | Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Donald Duck, in a battleship made of ice, goes to war against his three nephews, who fight back from their ice fort.

Director: Jack King
Stars: Clarence Nash
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Pluto rescues a bag of kittens from the river. He feels rejected, then, as Mickey ignores him and blames him for damage the kittens do. His angel and devil sides argue with him. Pluto gets ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Gillett
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner
Comedy | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

To the tune "I Would Like to Be a Bird," a young mouse fashions wings from a pair of leaves, to the great amusement of his brothers when his attempts to use them fail. When the butterfly he... See full summary »

Director: David Hand
Stars: Clarence Nash
Comedy | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Mickey Mouse and Pluto find themselves in charge of a baby who was left on their doorstep.

Director: Burt Gillett
Stars: Walt Disney
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Pinto Colvig ...
Pluto (voice)
...
Mickey Mouse (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Mickey's trying to do some yardwork, but Pluto wants to play. They end up indoors; Mickey breaks a screen, spreads flypaper, and they both get stuck.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 March 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Leikki leikkinä  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

| (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The Life and Times of Pluto (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not one of my all-time favourites but worth noting for two great sequences especially
29 August 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Playful Pluto is a very enjoyable short. I personally would have preferred a stronger and more coherent story where everything wasn't so randomly structured. Mickey is also a secondary character that you don't see very much. To his credit, he generally interacts with Pluto better than Donald, who is too different in personality for my tastes. The main focus this said is Pluto, and he is on top form. Playful Pluto does play to his strengths and to his character, which always did work best when he is curious, causing chaos or wanting fun. However, the animation is crisp and clean as you would expect, with Pluto especially well drawn, while the music is catchy and upbeat while also being beautiful and successfully enhancing the action. The gags are imaginative and funny and helped by lively pacing. However two sequences in particular stand out. One is when Pluto swallows the torch and it turns on so you can see his bones which is hilarious. The other is when Pluto tries to get unstuck from the flypaper, a gag repeated in Beach Picnic but in a tiring fashion, which is an outstanding piece of character animation where the audience can see clearly what Pluto's thoughts and reactions are. Overall, an enjoyable short with two truly great sequences and Pluto on top form. 8/10 Bethany Cox


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Sullivan's Travels/O Brother Where Art Thou/Playful Pluto triple bill clive-ihd
Discuss Playful Pluto (1934) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page