MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 31,494 this week

Daddy Duck (1948)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 199 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Donald adopts a baby kangaroo. It's more than he bargained for.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 301 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 182 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
a list of 1661 titles
created 15 Mar 2012
 
list image
a list of 573 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 6556 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Daddy Duck" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Daddy Duck (1948)

Daddy Duck (1948) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Daddy Duck.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Donald is trying to sell brushes door-to-door, but since nobody can understand him, nobody will buy anything. He happens across a street vendor selling voice pills. They work great, but ... See full summary »

Director: Jack King
Stars: Ruth Clifford, Leslie Denison, Clarence Nash
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Donald's sleep is interrupted by a dripping kitchen faucet.

Director: Jack King
Stars: Clarence Nash
No Sail (1945)
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Donald and Goofy rent a sailboat. This boat is a bit unusual: to rent it, you put a nickel in a slot, and the mast and sail pop up. Unfortunately, after a while, they pop back down. When ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Clarence Nash
Family | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A birthday present of cigars goes awry when Donald thinks his nephews are planning to take up smoking.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Donald has a date with Daisy, but no money. He raids his nephews' piggy bank, but his guilty conscience catches up with him.

Director: Jack King
Stars: Gloria Blondell, Clarence Nash
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Donald Fauntleroy Duck gets his draft notice and goes in, past all the amazingly enticing recruiting posters, to sign up. First he has to pass the physical. Despite his flat feet, he makes ... See full summary »

Director: Jack King
Stars: Billy Bletcher, John McLeish, Clarence Nash
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Chip an' Dale (1947)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Donald needs a log for his fire. Unfortunately, the one he picks is occupied by a couple of chipmunks and their stash of acorns. When he cuts it down, Chip and Dale fall out, but their ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Clarence Nash
Up a Tree (1955)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Donald's playing lumberjack, but the targeted tree just happens to be the home of Chip 'n Dale. They give Donald plenty of trouble cutting down the tree, but eventually he succeeds. The ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Clarence Nash
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Donald has a walnut-shaped shop where he makes nut butters. When his supply runs out, he taps the tree where Chip and Dale have been storing nuts. The chipmunks discover Donald's shop and ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Clarence Nash
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Donald files his model airplane into Chip 'n Dale's tree. Dale climbs in and proceeds to cause trouble.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Dessie Flynn, James MacDonald, Clarence Nash
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Donald wants to listen to the World Series in his backyard, but a bee, enamored of the classical music he heard before Donald got there, has other ideas.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck (voice)
Edit

Storyline

For some reason, Donald adopts a baby. It turns out not to be a duck, but a kangaroo. Donald takes little Joey home and tries to make him take a bath, with the help of the friendly lady of the adoption bureau on the telephone telling him what to do. After the bath, Donald's baby is scared by the rug made of a bear. Written by Marco van Hoof <k_luifje7@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

baby | duck | kangaroo | adoption | 1940s | See All (11) »


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 April 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aku Ankan ottolapsi  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Ink & Paint Club: Goin' to the Zoo (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Baby Roo And Donald, Too
2 October 2002 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A Walt Disney DONALD DUCK Cartoon.

For some unfathomable reason, Donald yearns to become a DADDY DUCK and adopts Joey, an unruly baby kangaroo.

This is a fun, but completely unremarkable, little film. Although cute & full of spunk, young Joey would not appear in any other Disney cartoon. Clarence "Ducky" Nash gives voice to Donald.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by 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 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 blizzard of doomsayers, Walt persevered and over the next decades delighted children of all ages with the adventures of Snow White, Pinocchio, Bambi, Peter Pan and Mr. Toad. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that simplicity of message and lots of hard work always pay off.


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Daddy Duck (1948) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page