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The Plastics Inventor (1944)

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Donald listens to a radio program that tells him how to make a fully-working airplane completely out of plastic.

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Donald is listening to a radio program that tells how to build an airplane from plastic, in a process much like baking a cake, cookies, and making toast. He takes it out for a test flight, still guided by the radio, and it works wonderfully. Until the radio interviewer asks if there's any problems: yes, it melts when it gets wet. Of course, Donald instantly flies into a rain cloud, and has to battle his plane as it disintegrates. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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One of the funniest Donald Duck shorts Disney made.

This short is clever and very funny, as it follows Donald through the process of building and flying a plane he makes entirely from plastic! I ask you, how secure would you feel riding in a plane made of plastic constructed and piloted by a very impatient and short-tempered duck. Parachutes, anyone? Sadly, this is not in print. It does occasionally air on The Ink and Paint Club and is well worth tracking down. Recommended.


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