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Donald Applecore (1952)

Approved  |   |  Family, Comedy, Animation  |  18 January 1952 (USA)
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Donald the apple farmer notices his apples have been nibbled on and catches Chip n' Dale in the act. In the ensuing battle, Donald uses a helicopter to spray them (but they have tiny gas ... See full summary »

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Dessie Flynn ...
Dale (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald ...
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Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald the apple farmer notices his apples have been nibbled on and catches Chip n' Dale in the act. In the ensuing battle, Donald uses a helicopter to spray them (but they have tiny gas masks). And then he brings in the really heavy artillery. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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[one of Donald's hens swallows an Atomic Pill and lays an egg, which Donald picks up]
Donald Duck: An egg!
[ticking noise]
Donald Duck: A ticking egg!
[pause]
Donald Duck: A ticking... egg?
[egg explodes]
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Apples instead of nuts....
2 February 2011 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is an awfully familiar theme. Once again, Donald Duck is battling Chip 'n Dale and instead of the object of their war being acorns, it's apples--though why the chipmunks suddenly want apples is beyond me.

Donald has a far and is about to pick his apples when he discovers his old enemies, Chip 'n Dale in the trees...enjoying HIS apples! So he spends most of the film battling them--but in ways that seem awfully modern and a bit more contrived than their previous altercations. He uses, among other things, a helicopter like James Bonds' in "You Only Live Twice" as well as dynamite. The end of the film might just offend with its Asian joke and stereotype. It might also offend because it's basically a 1940s Donald Duck cartoon updated to include apples. Not bad--just not nearly Donald at his best.


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