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Donald Gets Drafted (1942)

Approved | | Family, Comedy, Animation | 1 May 1942 (USA)
Donald Fauntleroy Duck gets his draft notice and goes in, past all the amazingly enticing recruiting posters, to sign up. First he has to pass the physical. Despite his flat feet, he makes ... See full summary »

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Officer Behind Desk / Various Examiners (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald Fauntleroy Duck gets his draft notice and goes in, past all the amazingly enticing recruiting posters, to sign up. First he has to pass the physical. Despite his flat feet, he makes it. Donald wants to fly, but first he has to make it through Sergeant Pete's boot camp. He has a terrible time with close-order drills, and standing at attention without moving when he's over an ant-hill proves a real challenge. Eventually, Donald ends up on endless KP. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Aku armeijassa  »

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Trivia

The opening graphic is Donald Duck wearing an army hat instead of his usual sailor hat. This is repeated in the other army-themed Donald Duck cartoons. See more »

Goofs

The paper Donald is given to sign reads, "Donald Duck is to report at Nth. Fourth St. Monday at noon." When he signs it, it only reads, "Donald Duck is to report Monday" See more »

Quotes

Army Doctor: [shows Donald a red card with RED written on it] What color is this red card?
Donald Duck: R-E-D... Red.
Army Doctor: [showing a green card with GREEN written on it] And this green one?
Donald Duck: G-R-E... Blue.
Army Doctor: Blue? Close enough.
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Connections

Featured in Ink & Paint Club: The Unseen Disney (1997) See more »

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3 May 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Donald Duck wants to join the army. First he got tested, this is a pretty funny sequence. Then his real training begins. This part has some little funny moments but overall it is a bit boring. An average Disney short.


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