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Donald's Cousin Gus (1939)

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Donald's cousin Gus Goose arrives unexpectedly. Despite the note from his mother saying "he don't eat much," he's soon eating Donald out of house and home.

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Donald's cousin Gus Goose arrives unexpectedly. Despite the note from his mother saying "he don't eat much," he's soon eating Donald out of house and home.

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ice box | gluttony | hot dog | knitting | 1930s | See more »


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19 May 1939 (USA)  »

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This film was the first prerecorded program ever shown on American television. It aired on NBC on May 3, 1939. See more »

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Annoying Cousin!
30 September 2013 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

I know Donald Duck always get the bad luck in Disney cartoons, which gives the character his uniqueness and charm. However, I think Donald got a little too much misfortune in this short.

I know this is a cartoon and I shouldn't dwell on the details. But, Donald's cousin Gus is one annoying bird, who pays Donald a visit and eats him out of his house and food. When I watched this as a kid, I wished Donald would have thrown this creature out and locked all the doors so he could enjoy his lunch. Too bad Donald didn't get the last laugh in this one.

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