A large box arrives for Donald on his birthday, three gifts inside. He unwraps one at a time, and each takes him on an adventure. The first is a movie projector with a film about the birds of South America; Donald watches two cartoons, one tells of a penguin who longs to live on a tropical isle and the other about a gaucho boy who hunts the wild ostrich. The second gift is a pop-up book about Brazil. Inside is Jose Carioca, who takes Donald to Brazil's Bahia for a mix of animation and live action: the two cartoon birds sing and dance with natives. The third gift is a piñata, accompanied by Panchito. A ride on a magic serape takes the three amigos singing and dancing across Mexico. ¡Olé! Written by
A CARTOON FIESTA of FUN and FANTASY! [1977 re-release]
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Held its world premiere in Mexico City on December 21, 1944. See more
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What do you feel about Baia? Tell me the truth.
Oh, swell! Marvelous! Romance!
[puckers up lips as if kissing
[a crescent moon falls out the sky, landing next to Donald
[pretends momentarily to look like a girl
Sim, senhor. Voce e um grande pirata. Or, as you say, you are a wolf!
Edited into The Flying Gauchito
Music by João de Barro
Portuguese Lyrics by João de Barro
as Carlos Braga See more