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Don Donald (1937)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  9 January 1937 (USA)
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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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Donald Duck / Donna Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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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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Aavikon Aku  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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Not only is this the first official Donald Duck cartoon, it also marks the first appearance of his girlfriend. Here, however, she is called Donna, and her voice is the same as Donald's, just sped up slightly. See more »

Quotes

Donald Duck: So you jackass, I'm gonna knock you good! Uh oh.
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Donald's first date with a suitable woman
28 October 2001 | by (Alexandroupolis,Greece) – See all my reviews

The character that is in this short is not Daisy but Donna Duck who briefly appeared in comic strips even meeting Daisy in one of them,which means they are not the same person.Donald first dates this woman who temper matches his own and Daisy's.This woman doesn't need the protection or help of her partner like Minnie.In this movie the male and the female character are alike in so many aspects it gets intriguing.Too bad Disney didn't oftenly use srong female characters.Easily one of the most interesting Donald shorts and the first to portray him as a lover.


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