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Boat Builders (1938)

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Mickey, Donald, and Goofy build a boat, but find it's harder than they had anticipated.

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Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ...
Goofy (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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Mickey buys a boat kit, and enlists Goofy and Donald to help assemble it. The plans say, "so simple a child could do it", so of course, they have their share of troubles. But before long, they're ready to launch the Queen Minnie, with appropriate fanfare, at which time, all the collapsible parts collapse. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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25 February 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bådebyggerne  »

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Trivia

Shown in front of 2-D prints of Meet the Robinsons (2007) See more »

Goofs

Early in the short, Mickey installs the ship's mast. The finished boat has no mast. See more »

Quotes

[after the boat falls to pieces]
Mickey Mouse: All you do is put it together.
Donald Duck: Ah, phooey!
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For youngsters yesterday, today, and tomorrow, this one is a winner
24 September 2005 | by (Van Buren, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

Before VHS tape and DVD technology, many old movies and old cartoons were re-released every few years. I was a preteen in the early 1950's and vividly remember first seeing the 1938 "Boat Builders" just before a Roy Rogers Saturday matinée flick at the local theater. It was the funniest cartoon I had ever seen. I laughed aloud continually through the entire seven minutes as Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and their animated friends build a boat and launch it with outrageous slapstick humor aplenty. The whole audience joined me in the laughter. Several years later I watched "Boat Builders" again. It was still funny and enjoyable, the animation still amazing. I'm rating this cartoon from the standpoint of a preteen. For youngsters yesterday, today, and tomorrow, this one is a winner.


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