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Donald Applecore (1952)

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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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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18 January 1952 (USA)  »

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Akun omenatahra  »

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Trivia

Included on the 2000 Disney DVD of Melody Time (1948) See more »

Quotes

[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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"Applecore?" "Baltimore?" "Who's your friend?" "Me!" (SPLAT!)
7 March 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love these cartoons, and I have a soft spot for Donald Applecore still even now. It is admittedly routine from a story point of view, but the animation is vibrant and colourful and the music is typically energetic. The gags are also very clever, with the best being the Applecore exchange and the ticking egg gag faring the best, the whole chase action-like sequence is thrilling also. I personally wasn't offended by the end gag, though I can see why it can be seen as stereotypical, as in a way it is. I did think Chip 'n' Dale were very cute and funny, less antagonistic like they can be(see Squatter's Rights with Mickey and Pluto for instance), and Donald is a wonderfully short-tempered foil. Overall, a fun cartoon, noteworthy for two gags especially and the beautiful animation and music. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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