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Donald's Dilemma (1947)

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Donald and Daisy are walking when he is hit by a flowerpot. He's convinced he's a famous singer, and he croons divinely, but does not recognize Daisy. He in fact does become famous. Daisy ... See full summary »

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Daisy Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald and Daisy are walking when he is hit by a flowerpot. He's convinced he's a famous singer, and he croons divinely, but does not recognize Daisy. He in fact does become famous. Daisy is devastated by her inability to get over him and sees a psychiatrist. He tells her she has to choose between the world having Donald, or her getting him back. She picks herself, and drops another flowerpot, which restores him. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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El dilema de Donald  »

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This was the first cartoon to feature the newer Donald Duck theme song ("No One But Donald Duck") during the opening credits. See more »

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The number of fingers on the psychiatrist's hand frequently changes from 4 to 5. See more »

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Edited into Down and Out with Donald Duck (1987) See more »

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When You Wish Upon A Star
Music by Leigh Harline
Lyrics by Ned Washington
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Donald and Daisy both shine!
20 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I do agree that the title is misleading, it is more Daisy's Dilemma than Donald's. But when you see the quality of the cartoon, you can forgive this, because Donald's Dilemma is just wonderful. It is a cartoon where both Donald and Daisy shine, Donald is not as temperamental as he is in other cartoons but he is still a joy here. Especially with his singing which is one of the more mellow and beautiful singing voices of any male singing voice in the Disney cartoons. The animation is of vibrant and fluid quality, and there is a lot of energy and style in the music. The cartoon is both touching and amusing, touching because while I have rarely seen Daisy so angry you do to an extent feel for her and amusing because the part where Donald gets the pot crashed upon his head cracks me up every time. The story is structured beautifully and characterised so affectionately. The voice acting is as good as you'd expect too. Overall, a wonderful cartoon where Donald and Daisy both shine. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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