Donald is a lighthouse keeper. He shines the light on a sleeping pelican; the angry bird comes into the lighthouse and tries to put out the light. Donald and the bird do battle through the rest of the picture.

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Donald is a lighthouse keeper. He shines the light on a sleeping pelican; the angry bird comes into the lighthouse and tries to put out the light. Donald and the bird do battle through the rest of the picture.

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When Donald says "Wise guy, huh?" to the pelican, his beak remains closed. See more »

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Donald Duck: [trying to throw out the pelican] You doggone buzzard! I'll throw you to the sharks, you hear me?
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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: Goin' to the Birds (1997) See more »

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Donald Duck's worst headache?
23 February 2008 | by (The world of artists) – See all my reviews

"Lighthouse Keeping" isn't exactly awesome or terrific. It is a reasonable cartoon with Donald Duck, but this time the temperamental duck's headache isn't Chip or Dale (the two chipmunks) and not even his nephews or his greedy uncle Scrooge. This time Donald Duck is a lighthouse keeper and he's having a bad time with a stubborn and determined pelican and... well, this leads to some feuds.

It's difficult to classify this animated short: it isn't really comedy, drama, dark, suspense, thriller, adventure, action... it just doesn't seem to fit in any category in particular except animation.

This is included as an extra on "Pete's Dragon" DVD and I can see why: because there is a lighthouse on this short too, just like in the movie. So by here we have similarities.

This short isn't bad on artwork, neither special or extraordinary, just ordinary when it comes to that stuff.


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