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A little bird tries to fly too soon and lands in Pluto's water dish. Pluto saves it and returns it to the nest but soon the bird tries again. This time, Pluto decides to give flying lessons, first pulling the bird like a kite, then launching him with an improvised slingshot. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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10 September 1948 (USA)  »

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Pluto ja lentämisen taito  »

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One of the Better Pluto Shorts
24 August 2016 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Pluto's Fledgling (1948)

*** (out of 4)

A baby bird sees some other birds take off flying so he tries the same but his little wings can't hold him up and he crashes to the ground. Once there Pluto decides to help him back into the nest but the bird keeps on trying to fly and failing. PLUTO'S FLEDGLING is one of the better shorts from the series as there are a number of good laughs and the story itself has some creative turns that are a lot of fun. The highlight is certainly the opening sequence where Pluto must try and get the bird back up to his nest. The animation is excellent as you'd expect and the colors also really leap off the screen. If you're a fan of the Pluto series then this here is certainly one you'll enjoy.


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