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Hawaiian Holiday (1937)

The gang is on vacation. Goofy has some surfing problems, Donald learns why you don't wear a grass skirt near a fire, Pluto and a starfish have a tiff, followed by an encounter with a hermit crab.

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Pinto Colvig ...
Goofy / Pluto (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Marcellite Garner ...
Minnie Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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The gang is on vacation. Goofy has some surfing problems, Donald learns why you don't wear a grass skirt near a fire, Pluto and a starfish have a tiff, followed by an encounter with a hermit crab.

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24 September 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ferie på Hawaii  »

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(RCA Sound System) (5.0) (L-R)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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This cartoon is the origin of "goofy footed" which is the technical term for a right foot forward stance on a surf board, skate board, or snowboard. In this cartoon, Goofy rides with his right foot forward. See more »

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Edited into The Mickey Mouse Anniversary Show (1968) See more »

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Aloha Oe
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Written by Queen Liliuokalani
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Fun with the Disney gang
5 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

There is not really a story to speak of in Hawaiian Holiday, but I did find it interesting to see Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald and Pluto all in the same cartoon. And it is a great one. Hawaiian Holiday is vividly animated with the backgrounds well and truly luscious and the character designs all well drawn, even if Mickey's character design is not as rounded as it would be later. The music is energetic and sounds lovely throughout, while all the characters are engaging and the gags range from amusing to hilarious. Minnie doesn't have all that much to do, other than set the musical tone of Hawaiian Holiday, but she actually does that very well. Mickey is a likable character and has a good gag as a guitar player where his hands dance across the strings, but like Minnie he doesn't have much to do. Donald's main gag is very quick but is still one of Hawaiian Holiday's funniest moments, where the grass skirt he is wearing catches on fire. Pluto and Goofy are the ones actually who get a lion's share of the comedy. Pluto's cuteness and energy and his ability to resonate so much with the audience without saying a word is put to great use, and his encounters with the shellfish and the crab are very funny. If I were to say who was the funniest character of the five and who had the funniest moments, it would be Goofy on all counts. His attempts to surf are like a hilarious pre-view to what he would become chiefly famous for later, and it also shows what Goofy was best at, finding that something that is obvious to us is not so much for him. Overall, colourful fun with the Disney gang. 8.5/10 Bethany Cox


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