Donald Duck visits a museum of modern inventions; among the inventions he struggles with: a robot butler who keeps taking his hat; a package wrapping machine; a robot nursemaid; an automated barber chair.

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Donald Duck goes to a museum of modern inventions. After getting in without paying, he meets a robot butler who takes Donald's hat every time he sees him. Donald is very annoyed by this and magically fixes himself a new hat every time this happens and strolls on. Ignoring the sign not to touch it, Donald starts playing with a wrapping machine and ends up being wrapped himself. He also encounters and tries out a robot nursemaid and a fully automatic barber chair. They both don't do him much good. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

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19 June 1937 (USA)  »

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The climax involving Donald Duck getting a haircut on his butt was submitted by Carl Barks, his first sale. See more »

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Donald Duck: Museum of Modern Marvels. Well, well, well. Ha! Well, I'll go in.
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Edited into Down and Out with Donald Duck (1987) See more »

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A nice one
4 May 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Donald Duck in his first single appearance. He visits a museum of modern inventions. He is not supposed to touch anything but of course he does. The use of the modern inventions are quite funny. The most funny thing is a robot who keeps asking Donald for his hat. Donald put on a new one and there the robot is again. Very funny. 7/10.


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