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Trombone Trouble (1944)

Pegleg Pete annoys the gods Jupiter and Vulcan and neighbor Donald with his nightly trombone sessions.

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Jupiter / Vulcan (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Pegleg Pete is practicing his trombone, badly. So badly, it's annoying the gods Jupiter and Vulcan and neighbor Donald. Only Donald has the temerity to confront him. He does, and Pete kicks him back home. The gods see this, and decide to give Donald a little bit of power which instantly goes to his head. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Donald joue du trombone  »

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Earlier, Donald had been in a nightgown and nightcap, but when the gods grant him power, he appears in his regular sailor suit and hat. See more »

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[Donald had just been given godlike strength from the gods and he goes to stop Pete's trombone-playing. He manages to shake his house like an earthquake, causing Pete's playing to vibrate uncontrollably]
Pegleg Pete: [impressed] Wow! That note has personality.
[he then tries to resume playing, but Donald continues to shake the house and mess up Pete's playing]
Pegleg Pete: Earthquake!
Donald Duck: [from the window] Earthquake? Ha! That's *me*!
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Featured in DTV Monster Hits (1987) See more »

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Donald, God of Disney funnies!
24 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

This is a hilarious Donald Duck cartoon where Donald's beauty sleep was disturbed by Pegleg Pete's awful trombone playing. Donald's polite attempts to get Pete to quiet down were met with harsh responses. Even the gods Jupiter and Vulcan were disturbed, so, they gave powers to Donald so he could counter Pete's sour notes. What resulted were funny magic Donald vs. Pete action.

It's a nicely done story with beautiful animation and memorable characters. I thought the fact that the gods resembled ducks was a nice homage to Donald, and the ongoing feud between Donald and Peglet Pete was entertaining to watch.

Donald shows off his classic fiery personality, and the devilish faces he makes after learning he was granted magic powers was freaky and hilariously funny at the same time.

It's a fast-paced and pure fun cartoon. I was glad that bad-lucked prone Donald actually got the upper hand in this story - a rarity for him!

Grade A


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