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Officer Duck (1939)

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Officer Donald Duck (Officer #13) is assigned to apprehend a criminal named Tiny Tom. Donald assumes by the name that he'll be a pushover but when he reaches Tom's hideout, he discovers "... See full summary »

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Officer Donald Duck (Officer #13) is assigned to apprehend a criminal named Tiny Tom. Donald assumes by the name that he'll be a pushover but when he reaches Tom's hideout, he discovers "Tiny" Tom is actually a hulking Pete who immediately disposes of Donald. Donald decides to use strategy and is able to reenter Pete's house disguised as a baby who Pete surprisingly warms to. When Pete discovers Donald, he chases him down the street but is finally apprehended by Donald's marching police colleagues who make the arrest. Written by Matt Yorston <george.y@ns.sympatico.ca>

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Donald Duck: [disguised as a baby, wiggling his webbed foot to Tiny Tom] Piggy, piggy, piggy.
Tiny Tom: Piggy? Oh, sure.
[he grabs the duck's webbed foot and wiggles one of the three toe-like extensions on it, while Donald giggles]
Tiny Tom: Now, uh... this little piggy had a racket, see?
[Tiny then wiggles a second extension]
Tiny Tom: And this little piggy had none.
[Tiny then wiggles the third extension]
Tiny Tom: This little piggy tried to muscle in. So Tiny went...
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An honest copper?
13 August 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Well, not really. Donald plays the incompetent Officer 13 who cannot apprehend Tiny Tom, a wanted local criminal. In an effort to sneak himself into Tiny's dwelling Donald disguises himself as a baby, abandoned child of Tiny's pal trigger. Being the generous type (?) Tiny takes him in and, amidst lots of suspicion and almost exposures, Donald tries in vain to slap the shackles/cuffs/ball and chain on him. Trouble is, Tiny wants to play with him too much.

In the end Donald does manage to do the impossible and succeed at something by taking Tiny into custody (by default) but it's a funny cartoon with an unusually bleak-looking color pallet.


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