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African Diary (1945)

Goofy narrates his own quest to Africa accompanied by various tour guides. He is in search of wild game. After run-ins with various animals while camping for the night and taking his ... See full summary »

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Goofy narrates his own quest to Africa accompanied by various tour guides. He is in search of wild game. After run-ins with various animals while camping for the night and taking his morning plunge (ruined by a hippo that takes all the water with him when exiting the pool), he sets off in search of the black rhinoceros. Unfortunately for Goofy, the rhino is prepared for Goofy (thanks to a stool pigeon bird resting on his horn) and charges him. Goofy tries his gun against the rhino but the rhino is still to much for Goofy so he leaves Africa and leaves the rhino for other hunters. Written by Matt Yorston <george.y@ns.sympatico.ca>

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20 April 1945 (USA)  »

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Caccia grossa  »

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Trivia

The "tribal chant" sound effect in this short was later used in the television special Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: On Vacation (1956). It was also in "The Box", an episode of Nickelodeon's animated series Rugrats (1990). See more »

Quotes

Goofy: [Goofy takes aim at the rhino charging at him with his shotgun, trembling] It was either him or me...
[Goofy pulls the trigger only to find out the shotgun wasn't loaded]
Goofy: ... it was ME!
[the rhino swings Goofy by his shotgun with his horn and flings him off into the distance]
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Featured in Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toon Town (1988) See more »

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The World Owes Me a Living
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Goofy on safari
11 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

This short only stars Goofy on a safari in Africa. His diary tells us how they travel and one day they cross a pool which they and other animals use to drink from. The next day Goofy also takes a swim in the pool, a funny sequence. The day after that he goes on a little field trip with one of his boys and they come face to face with a big rhino. It is a funny cartoon but not a great one. 7/10.


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