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Pluto's Christmas Tree (1952)

Pluto comes bounding outside to help Mickey get a Christmas tree. Chip 'n Dale see him and make fun of him, but the tree they take refuge in is the one Mickey chops down. They like the ... See full summary »

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Minnie Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ...
Pluto / Goofy (voice) (uncredited)
Dessie Flynn ...
Dale (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald ...
Chip / Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Pluto comes bounding outside to help Mickey get a Christmas tree. Chip 'n Dale see him and make fun of him, but the tree they take refuge in is the one Mickey chops down. They like the decorations, especially the candy canes and Mickey's bowl of mixed nuts. But Pluto spots them and goes after them long before Mickey spots them. Minnie, Donald, and Goofy drop by to sing carols. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Plutos julgran  »

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Trivia

Minnie, Donald and Goofy appear in a cameo in the end of this cartoon. See more »

Goofs

Dale tosses a green ball at Pluto, but in the next shot, Pluto catches a red ball, followed by a green ball. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mickey Mouse: Okay, Pluto, let's get our tree.
Chip: Get a load of that. Can you top that?
Dale: That kills me!
[Mickey starts chopping the tree down]
Chip: What was that?
Dale: I don't know.
[the tree falls to the ground]
Mickey Mouse: Oh, boy! Okay, Pluto! Alright? Come on, let's go.
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Connections

Featured in S.V.P. Disney: Episode #1.3 (1966) See more »

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Jingle Bells
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Violent Night
21 December 2006 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

The Walt Disney cartoons have always been the best at creating atmosphere. The Looney Tunes shorts really lacked in this regard, as their backgrounds were usually somewhat more generic. So obviously the Xmas-themed Disney cartoons are perfect to get you in the mood. Pluto's Christmas Tree also has an even more vibrant detailed color pallet than usual.

This one has Mickey living in a mountain cabin with hyperactive Pluto. The go out one snowy night to find their Xmas tree. The tree that they just happen to pick is the one that is home to Chip and Dale.

Once inside Mickey's cabin the chipmunks play tricks on Pluto and taunt him, all while Mickey thinks it's just his imagination. In the end, Mickey decides to keep them because hey...it's Xmas.


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