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Donald Duck, in a battleship made of ice, goes to war against his three nephews, who fight back from their ice fort.

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Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck / Huey / Dewey / Louie (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

It's snowed, and Donald Duck is going sledding. Meanwhile, his nephews have built a snowman at the bottom of the hill. Donald aims his sled at their snowman and demolishes it, so the boys get even by including a boulder in the bottom of their next snowman. This means war, so they retreat to opposing snow forts for battle. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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10 April 1942 (USA)  »

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Akun lumisota  »

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While Donald bounces backwards on the frozen pond, his hat disappears. See more »

Quotes

HueyDeweyLouie: [showing a new snowman that makes fun of Donald and his overcoat] That's Unca Donald! That's Unca Donald!
[Donald rams into it with his sled revealing it to be a large rock]
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17 December 2011 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Donald's Snow Fight (1942)

**** (out of 4)

Terrific short has Donald going out to have some fun in the snow when he notices Huey, Dewey and Louie building a snowman. Always the trouble maker, Donald knocks down the snowman and it's an all out battle between the two sides. DONALD'S SNOW FIGHT has been entertaining people for over six decades now and you have to say that it will continue doing so. This is without question one of the best animated shorts ever made. Not only do you get several very funny moments but what really stuck out to me this time is how imaginative the animation is. There's one scene where Donald knocks the three down and they turn into bowling pins so he grabs a snowball and turns it into a bowling ball. There's another scene where the boys shoot some fire arrows at the place Donald is staying and it melts the snow down into a skull-like shape. Of course, there's plenty of hilarious moments as the 7-minutes are action packed with one great sequence after another. There's a certain pleasure that comes from watching this older Disney shorts and by viewing this one it's clear that they were at the top of their game.


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