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Sleepy Time Donald (1947)

Donald Duck would never believe it, but he suffers from sleepwalking. In this blessed innocent state he makes a nightly call at Daisy's, as if it were the time of their romantic appointment... See full summary »

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Donald Duck would never believe it, but he suffers from sleepwalking. In this blessed innocent state he makes a nightly call at Daisy's, as if it were the time of their romantic appointment; knowing one should not wake or contradict a sleepwalker, she plays along, but finds it increasingly difficult to follow Donald and prevent him coming to harm when he ignorantly strolls the most dangerous places, such as the lion's cage in the zoo, including impossible ones, such as up a wall and even upside down. When she finally gets Donald safely in bed, he wakes up and thinks, seeing her sneak out, she's the sleepwalker... Written by KGF Vissers

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Donald Duck Theme
Written by Oliver Wallace
(Used in D.D. cartoons from 1947-1953)
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One of the better ways with Donald and Daisy.
24 December 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better cartoons featuring both Donald and Daisy where, for a change, the two don't quarrel a lot. Instead, Daisy tries to patiently make a date with Donald, who has been suffering from exhaustion and sleepiness, leading him to sleepwalk at night. It was hilarious seeing Donald sleepwalk through a host of odds and ends stuff such as a lion's cage and doing weird things like walking up a wall.

Animation is great, as usual, and the characters were likable and funny. What I liked was that Daisy was pleasant in this story, not like other cartoons with Donald where she was portrayed as a snob. Overall, it's an entertaining script with plenty of gags and humor - great for the whole family!

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