MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 234,852 this week

Slide Donald Slide (1949)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 162 users  
Reviews: 3 user

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:

Writers:

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

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 30 titles
created 28 Feb 2011
 
a list of 468 titles
created 26 Feb 2013
 
list image
a list of 642 titles
created 28 May 2014
 
a list of 1465 titles
created 10 months ago
 
S
a list of 560 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Slide Donald Slide (1949)

Slide Donald Slide (1949) on IMDb 7.1/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Slide Donald Slide.

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 | 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
Lion Around (1950)
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Donald's nephews use a mountain lion costume to scare Donald away so they can grab a pie off the windowsill. The deception is exposed, but a short while later, a real mountain lion comes along.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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

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

New father George (a Goofy lookalike) helps with the chores, and they are endless. As the boy gets older, he causes new kinds of trouble, and Father still can't get any rest.

Director: Jack Kinney
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Bobby Driscoll
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 7.3/10 X  

Chip and Dale are worried about gathering enough acorns for the winter until park ranger Donald comes along with a bag full he's trying to plant.

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

Donald is enjoying a day at the beach, but he's inadvertently staked out a spot right next to a bee. This, of course, means war...

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Comedy | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A bee is flying among Donald's flowers when he notices a veritable paradise of flowers in the guise of wallpaper Donald is hanging. The bee is rather frustrated when he is unable to stay on... See full summary »

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

When Donald is out collecting honey one little bee won't accept that his hard work will end up on top of Donald's pancakes.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

Baseball fan and would be-star Donald Duck enjoys listening to a World Series game on the radio and 'playing' the part of his favorite star Casey in his own yard. Unfortunately a melomanic apis melifera (Latin for honeybee) is as avid to listen on the same radio to a mellifluous symphony and play the director theatrically, waving a match as baton, instead of fertilizing his garden flowers. Donald first just turns the switch, then hides it, but the bee dials inside, so he tries to chase it, but is scared by the sting. The battle for channel choice gets worse, and vindictive... Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 November 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kalle Anka får bisyssla  »

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: Bugged (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Overture
from operetta "Poet and Peasant"
Written by Franz von Suppé
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Baseball or Beethoven?
8 July 2003 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A Walt Disney DONALD DUCK Cartoon.

Donald & Buzz-Buzz have an energetic disagreement over what should be playing on the patio radio - the World Series or classical music.

SLIDE DONALD SLIDE was one of a small number of cartoons which showcased the struggle between the Duck & the Bee and is fairly typical of the lot - fast moving and quite funny. The maestro Buzz-Buzz is imitating is most likely Leopold Stokowski, who was a major collaborator with Walt Disney in the creation FANTASIA (1940). Clarence Nash provided Donald with his unique voice.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by pictures & 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 comic 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, Dumbo, Bambi & Peter Pan. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that childlike 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 Slide Donald Slide (1949) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page