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Pinto Colvig ...
Pluto (voice)
Dessie Flynn ...
Dale (voice)
James MacDonald ...
Chip (voice)
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Pluto is a guard dog on a military base. He's told there are saboteurs, and is assigned to guard a pill-box (gun emplacement). Before long, the "saboteurs" reveal themselves: Chip and Dale, making their debut, using the cannon-like gun as their own personal nutcracker. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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1.37 : 1
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First appearance of the chipmunk duo later known as Chip and Dale. The sped-up dialogue recorded for this film was reused in many of their later appearances. See more »

Quotes

Chip: [spotting Pluto] Hey who's the stupid looking mutt out there?
Dale: I don't know what does he look like?
Chip: He's a big baboon of an ape come take a look
Dale: [Pluto growls through the view of the cannon] Oh he's mad too!
Chip: Yeah looks like he wants to eat us up
Dale: Oh dear what'll we do?
Chip: Come on we'll fix him, let's give him the old one two
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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: Disney Firsts (1997) See more »

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The debut of Chip 'n' Dale
28 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love Disney, and have always been amused by Pluto and Chip 'n' Dale. I'll be honest in saying that I prefer Chip 'n' Dale with Donald Duck, but they are still entertaining with Pluto. Private Pluto is notable for being Chip 'n' Dale's debut, and their debut is up there with their best. The chipmunks are great, very cute and mischievous, and Pluto is a more than worthy foil, I even felt sorry for him at some points. The animation is beautiful, the music energetic and the gags amusing. The story is slightly routine but fun in its simplicity, elevated by the sprightly pace and the chemistry between Pluto and the chipmunks. There are some little things I enjoyed also such as Pluto saluting with his ear. Overall, entertaining with Chip 'n' Dale making an impression in their first appearance. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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