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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful:

A great introduction for Miss Daisy Duck.

8/10
Author: dimadick from Alexandroupolis, Greece
28 October 2001

This short is the first actual appearance of Daisy Duck because the earlier short Don Donald(1937) introduced a very different in appearance and voice Donna Duck.Donald is at his best in this film.He proves to be a fun-loving young man and he doesn't have to be jumping up and down to attract the audiences.He gets the most out of the situation in this one and at the end has earned Daisy's affection.Daisy proves to be a hell of a dancer and a seductive little devil.Her first role is actualy one of the best she ever had.The nephews need for attention ant their interest in Daisy is a good enough motivation for them.They prove themselves inventive and capable.This short has all five Ducks in one of their most interesting appearances ever.Worth watching.

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful:

Donald sure knows how to jitterbug!!

Author: SkippyDevereaux from Parkersburg, West Virginia
3 December 2000

One of the funniest of the Donald Duck cartoons, here his three nephews try to Donald and Daisy apart and the plan backfires. The real fun begins when Donald swallows the red-hot corn cob!! Great cartoon.

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:

Jitterbugging with Mr Duck

10/10
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom
4 July 2012

Mr Duck Steps Out has to be one of my favourite Donald Duck cartoons ever. As an avid Disney and Donald fan, I thought choosing absolute favourite would be difficult, but Mr Duck Steps Out I've always loved and sure is one of them. The animation is as colourful and smooth as some of the best animation of the best cartoons of the 30s and 40s, the music is some of the catchiest ever I've heard for any cartoon and the dancing is full of energy, reminding one fondly of the dancing of that particular era. The gags are fun and very imaginative, the gag where Donald's nephews Huey Duey and Louie put an ear of corn on the stove and knock it into Donald which causes him to shake uncontrollably and throw popcorn everywhere is hilarious especially and has endless and timeless replay value. The story is a very light-hearted one in tone, yet delicately balances also Donald's frustration, and the characters from the temperamental but likable Donald, lovely Daisy to the cheeky yet cute rascals that are Huey, Duey and Louie. Clarence Nash's vocals for all five characters are bravura in every sense of the word. In conclusion, fantastic, a must-watch. 10/10 Bethany Cox

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:

Dancing Duck

6/10
Author: Shawn Watson from The Penumbra
31 August 2005

Donald has woken up on the right side of the bed for a change is seriously in a great groove and plans to romance Daisy with a box of chocolates. He dances everywhere in perfect timing with a tune that we can all hear. It's one of those cartoons where actions correspond to the way the music is played and it's done very well.

Donald's trip to Daisy's house is spoiled when his nephews insist on tagging along. He tries, and fails, to rid them with an ice cream bribe. Instead they manage to make him swallow a load of corn that is in the middle of popping which sends him on a wild, spastic jitterbug dance around the living room, which Daisy mistakes for genuine dancing talent.

At least he ends up impressing her and getting kisses.

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful:

Look Out Astaire and Kelly, Duck is in The House!

Author: (robocoptng986127@aol.com) from U.S.A
8 June 2004

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[CONTAINS SPOILERS!!]

Donald Duck is all spiffed up to go see his girlfriend, Daisy Duck. His nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie are all set to accompany their uncle. But he says no. They try going anyway, so Donald leads them on a dance step right into the closet and locks the door. Then he proceeds to dance right down the street to Daisy's. But Huey, Dewey and Louie manage to saw the wall off and release themselves. They manage to beat Donald to Daisy's house. Donald is all ready to lambast his nephews when Daisy comes in. She said it was thoughtful of Donald to bring the boys. Donald sends them out for ice cream, then puts the moves on Daisy. The boys soon return from their ice cream run and then it was time to dance. The boys each danced with Daisy, leaving Donald partner-less. He manages to move right back in, so the boys devise a plan. They roast a corn cob over an open fire to make pop corn. Then they shoot it right down Donald's throat. The cob was still popping corn so Donald moved to the popping. He proved to be quite a mover, a groover and a shaker! But then he got a little too close to the fire place and then he was really moving! The boys each grabbed household items and played them as musical instruments. The house was trashed by the time they were done, but Daisy was dumbfounded by how well a dancer Donald proved to be.

This is quite a memorable Donald Duck short. We remember it as the one where he's dancing. I know this is only a cartoon and in a cartoon a regular ear of corn can be used to make pop corn, but in reality, it's corn kernels that make pop corn, not an ordinary corn cob. But like I said, it's only a cartoon. To all Donald Duck fans, I recommend Mr. Duck Steps Out! This is Daisy Duck's first appearence since Don Donald in 1937. Back then she was called Donna Duck. She is voiced by Clarence Nash who also voices Donald, Huey, Dewey and Louie. In future cartoons, Daisy got another voice. Anyway, I recommend this swell D. Duck toon!

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A Duck Tale With Jive

Author: Ron Oliver (revilorest@juno.com) from Forest Ranch, CA
20 November 2002

A Walt Disney DONALD DUCK Cartoon.

When MR. DUCK STEPS OUT for a romantic afternoon with Daisy he finds his Nephews have beat him there.

Some furious jitterbugging and a terrific jazz soundtrack enliven this well-animated little film. This was Daisy's second appearance in a cartoon and the first time her name was used. Clarence "Ducky" Nash provided the voices for all five fowls.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by drawings. As a lad in Marceline, Missouri, he sketched farm animals on scraps of paper; later, as an ambulance driver in France during the First World War, he drew figures on the sides of his vehicle. Back in Kansas City, along with artist Ub Iwerks, Walt developed a primitive animation studio that provided animated commercials and tiny cartoons for the local movie theaters. Always the innovator, his ALICE IN CARTOONLAND series broke ground in placing a live figure in a cartoon universe. Business reversals sent Disney & Iwerks to Hollywood in 1923, where Walt's older brother Roy became his lifelong business manager & counselor. When a mildly successful series with Oswald The Lucky Rabbit was snatched away by the distributor, the character of Mickey Mouse sprung into Walt's imagination, ensuring Disney's immortality. The happy arrival of sound technology made Mickey's screen debut, STEAMBOAT WILLIE (1928), a tremendous audience success with its use of synchronized music. The SILLY SYMPHONIES soon appeared, and Walt's growing crew of marvelously talented animators were quickly conquering new territory with full color, illusions of depth and radical advancements in personality development, an arena in which Walt's genius was unbeatable. Mickey's feisty, naughty behavior had captured millions of fans, but he was soon to be joined by other animated companions: temperamental Donald Duck, intellectually-challenged Goofy and energetic Pluto. All this was in preparation for Walt's grandest dream - feature length animated films. Against a blizzard of doomsayers, Walt persevered and over the next decades delighted children of all ages with the adventures of Snow White, Pinocchio, Dumbo, Bambi & Peter Pan. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that simplicity of message and lots of hard work always pay off.

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