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Toy Tinkers (1949)

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Chip and Dale sneak into Donald Duck's house to steal his walnuts. Donald dresses as Santa Claus to have fun with the two thieving chipmunks, but ends up using the war toys underneath the Christmas tree to do battle with them.

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Uncredited cast:
Dessie Flynn ...
Dale (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald ...
Chip (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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When Donald Duck chops a Christmas tree, the inquisitive chipmunks Chip and Dale follow and see him decorate it with nuts and sweets. So they sneak in his home, determined to 'harvest' it all, using the toys for the Duck nephews, as if Christmas came early for them, so to say. Donald puts up an equally 'playful' yet grim defense, so it all rapidly escalates into a bitter miniature two-to-one-giant war over the Christmas-treats. Written by KGF Vissers

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16 December 1949 (USA)  »

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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
Sung by Clarence Nash
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Not my favourite Chip an' Dale cartoon, but very amusing!
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I will admit that I much prefer Pluto's Christmas Tree, but this is a very amusing cartoon. My only complaint is that it is noticeably more violent than other Christmas vignettes. The animation and the music are lovely, and a lot of the episode is laugh-out-loud funny. I loved the part when Chip an' Dale put a candle in the telephone, and when Donald answered it, it exploded, it was hilarious. Chip an' Dale are as sweet as ever, especially when they argue over the Christmas present. It was also nice to see Donald having fun, though he isn't as temperamental as he appears in other episodes. Overall, a very amusing and well done cartoon, not the best, but well worth looking out for! 9/10 Bethany Cox.


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