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Clock Cleaners (1937)

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Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are cleaning a large clock. Among the complications: Mickey fights a sleeping stork that doesn't want to leave, Donald gets tangled up in the main-spring, and ... See full summary »

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Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are cleaning a large clock. Among the complications: Mickey fights a sleeping stork that doesn't want to leave, Donald gets tangled up in the main-spring, and Goofy is inside the bell when the clock strikes four. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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15 October 1937 (USA)  »

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Die Uhrenreinigung  »

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When the bell rings with Goofy inside it, he looks out suspiciously and says "Mice!". This a reference to W.C. Fields who said exactly the same thing when there was a crash backstage during on of his comedy acts. See more »

Quotes

Donald: Hey! What's the big idea?
Spring: What's the big idea?
Donald: Aw, shut up!
Spring: You shut up!
Donald: Oh yeah?
Spring: Oh yeah?
Donald: Says you!
Spring: Says I!
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Referenced in Epic Mickey (2010) See more »

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Spring Song
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Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Quite good
5 March 2005 | by (The Underverse) – See all my reviews

Though it is yet another 'everything goes wrong' cartoon (pretty much EVERY Disney short) this one has enough imagination to keep you amused. I remember watching it as a kid and being impressed with the set-pieces and hijinks even then.

Basically Mickey, Donald and Goofy are cleaning a huge clock tower, taller than all the little skyscrapers (surely no one would be able to tell the time from down on the street) at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. It's a risky dangerous job but they seem to all know what they're doing and never loose their footholds. But a big stork, an angry spring and a sleepwalking Goofy all make it end in disaster. Funny!


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