Micky and friends put on a revue for the orphans. Donald recites nursery rhymes, but the orphans torment him. Horace, Goofy, and Clarabelle do a dance number. Donald tries again. Clara ... See full summary »

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Micky and friends put on a revue for the orphans. Donald recites nursery rhymes, but the orphans torment him. Horace, Goofy, and Clarabelle do a dance number. Donald tries again. Clara clucks a song while Mickey plays piano (with support from an unseen orchestra). Donald returns, and the orphans finally send a parade of bricks and eggs on balloons over him and use slingshots to drop them on his head. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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This short uses virtually the entire original soundtrack of the 1934 black and white short of the same name. The only change, other than the colorization and use of the updated character designs, is the final line. In the original short, Donald says, "Aw, nuts!" This was changed to his more popular catchphrase, "Aw, phooey!" See more »

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Mickey tells Donald to behave himself, but it sounds like he is saying, "Pluto, behave yourself." See more »

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Not that adorable.
29 December 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a color remake of the original black and white 1934 cartoon of the same name and soundtrack. Here, Mickey and his friends put on a benefit show for orphans. The plot line for this story sounds touching and meaningful enough, but the orphans themselves were actually pretty mischievous with no redeeming qualities. They torment poor Donald Duck, who tries to recite nursery rhymes for them. Donald got the brunt of all the mean jokes and gags from the orphans.

While the animation of this color remake is very nice and seeing Mickey team up with Donald Duck and Clara Cluck is a treat, the overall cartoon is not very entertaining or funny.

Grade D--


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