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Goofy is tired and bored. He needs a hobby and decides to pursue photography. Wildlife is an excellent choice for photography so Goofy decides to take a grizzly bear's picture. Unfortunately, when Goofy's flash powder explodes, the bear becomes infuriated and chases Goofy through an amusement park and back to his apartment. Fortunately for Goofy, the bear is pleased with the resulting pictures and ultimately sets up a stand giving his "autographed photo" for $10. Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atcon.com>

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Goofy the photographer
21 April 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Goofy is bored when he gets home from a long day at work and decides to take up photography. Although this phrase is not in the title, this is one of those "how to" shorts. It features a man voicing over the cartoon talking about the subject of photography.

This is also an important cartoon in the history of Disney. It is the first appearance of Humphrey the Bear, a zoo inhabitant who is one of Goofy's photography subjects. I know that is Humphrey from reading reference books such as the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WALT DISNEY'S ANIMATED CHARACTERS, but I often find it hard to believe. This bear does not look or act anything like Humphrey. He is a lot more vicious and surly than the more friendly and happy-go-lucky Humphrey that we're used to. It's too bad Humphrey came so late when Disney was losing interest in the shorts; otherwise, he'd probably be a more well-known Disney character.


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