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Donald's Nephews (1938)

Donald's sister Dumbella sends her three sons Huey, Dewey, and Louie to visit their uncle Donald. They prove to be quite a handful for Donald, even with help from his book on child rearing.

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Donald Duck / Huey / Dewey / Louie (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald's sister Dumbella sends her three sons Huey, Dewey, and Louie to visit their uncle Donald. They prove to be quite a handful for Donald, even with help from his book on child rearing.

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It was the idea of Disney comic strip artist Al Taliaferro that Donald have three nephews, an inspiration he drew from the Happy Hooligan comic strip. The three nephews first appeared in a comic strip in October 1937, six months before they debuted in theaters. See more »

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Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, Louie: [as he eats the mustard pie] Oh, yum, yum, yum, yum.
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Featured in Donald Duck's 50th Birthday (1984) See more »

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Pop Goes the Weasel
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Huey, Dewey and Louie in their rowdy first cartoon.
21 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

This Disney cartoon features the first appearance of Donald Duck's nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie - sons of Donald's sister, Dumbella. As they're little kids, they prove to be rowdy and troublemakers, almost too much for Donald to handle.

There isn't much chemistry or family bonding between the uncle and nephews, just the kids playing mean tricks on their uncle, which doesn't make them very likable. It is neat, though, hearing Clarence Nash provide the voices for all the characters, and him making Donald lose his temper is just classic and funny.

The story line could have been better, as the nephews didn't have much redeeming qualities. As least Donald tried to read a self-help book to learn how to deal with children!

Grade C-


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