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Donald's Double Trouble (1946)

At odds with Daisy over his personality, Donald hires a look-a-like to make it seem that he's changed for the better. However, the look-a-like soon begins to muscle in on Donald's territory.

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Daisy tells Donald he has to improve his English and manners before she'll see him again. Fortunately, an exact double with an English accent, clear speech, and impeccable manners happens by. Donald talks him into posing as Donald, but grows increasingly jealous as Daisy hugs and kisses the stranger. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Three Ducks In The Tunnel Of Love
26 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

A Walt Disney DONALD DUCK Cartoon.

DONALD'S DOUBLE TROUBLE begins when he hires a sophisticated look-alike stranger to woo Miss Daisy.

Donald's volcanic temper is the main attraction in what is a fairly amusing little film - written by Roy Williams, who would later become one of the adults on TV's classic Mickey Mouse Club. Using a Ronald Colman-like voice for the Duck's alter ego is an inspired idea and the same voice would be used again for DONALD'S DREAM VOICE (1948) & DONALD'S DIARY (1954). Clarence Nash provides the Duck with his normal voice.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by pictures & drawings. As a lad in Marceline, Missouri, he sketched farm animals on scraps of paper; later, as an ambulance driver in France during the First World War, he drew comic figures on the sides of his vehicle. Back in Kansas City, along with artist Ub Iwerks, Walt developed a primitive animation studio that provided animated commercials and tiny cartoons for the local movie theaters. Always the innovator, his ALICE IN CARTOONLAND series broke ground in placing a live figure in a cartoon universe. Business reversals sent Disney & Iwerks to Hollywood in 1923, where Walt's older brother Roy became his lifelong business manager & counselor. When a mildly successful series with Oswald The Lucky Rabbit was snatched away by the distributor, the character of Mickey Mouse sprung into Walt's imagination, ensuring Disney's immortality. The happy arrival of sound technology made Mickey's screen debut, STEAMBOAT WILLIE (1928), a tremendous audience success with its use of synchronized music. The SILLY SYMPHONIES soon appeared, and Walt's growing crew of marvelously talented animators were quickly conquering new territory with full color, illusions of depth and radical advancements in personality development, an arena in which Walt's genius was unbeatable. Mickey's feisty, naughty behavior had captured millions of fans, but he was soon to be joined by other animated companions: temperamental Donald Duck, intellectually-challenged Goofy and energetic Pluto. All this was in preparation for Walt's grandest dream - feature length animated films. Against a storm of naysayers, Walt persevered and over the next decades delighted children of all ages with the adventures of Snow White, Pinocchio, Dumbo, Bambi & Peter Pan. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that childlike simplicity of message and lots of hard work always pay off.


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