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Donald's Snow Fight (1942)

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

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Donald Duck: I'll huff and I'll puff, and blow you down.
HueyDeweyLouie: Nyah, nyah, nyah. Try it!
Donald Duck: Okay, you asked for it!
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Mr. Duck Presses His Luck
30 May 2003 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A Walt Disney DONALD DUCK Cartoon.

DONALD'S SNOW FIGHT begins when he destroys his Nephews' snowman - and quickly escalates into the Duck's wintry Waterloo.

Huey, Dewey & Louie once again completely trounce their belligerent Uncle in this amusing little film. This cartoon was released during America's first full year of involvement in World War Two - there may be some hidden symbolism in the story of innocent forces beating a bully. Clarence Nash provides the entire Duck clan with their unique voices.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by pictures & 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 comic 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 childlike simplicity of message and lots of hard work will always pay off.


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