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After Donald plays a cruel Halloween prank on his nephews, the 3 team-up with a witch and her broom to teach him a lesson about 'tricks and treats.'

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Donald Duck / Huey / Dewey / Louie (voice)
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Donald's nephews come by for Halloween and Donald plays tricks on them. But Witch Hazel was watching, and offers to help the boys get even. She brews up a potion that animates inanimate objects and sics them on Donald. He initially agrees to treat the boys, until he hears the witch call him a "pushover". She animates his feet to get him to cough up the key to his pantry. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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As its animators were working on this cartoon, the Disney studio asked its comic book unit to produce a special Halloween issue that would appear on newsstands as the short reached the big screen. Western Publishing duly sent storyboard stats to its star artist, asking him to draw a feature-length story similar to that of the cartoon. But Carl Barks "soon found that the material wouldn't fill the 32 pages that were then the length of a feature, so I ad-libbed some extra stuff", hammering out extensive additions and revisions. Some of his new material, however (including a spooky graveyard and a six-armed cyclops named Smorgie), were considered so dark, grisly, or bizarre that parts of the comic book had to be redrawn or were censored outright, and when "Trick or Treat" appeared in Donald Duck # 26 (November 1952), it had been shorn to 23 pages. See more »

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Hazel the Witch: Double, double, toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Eye of needle, tongue of shoe, hand of clock that points at two... This is the real thing, you know, right out of Shakespeare.
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Trick or Treat
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A Disney Halloween Tradition
26 September 2002 | by (Santa Clarita, CA) – See all my reviews

This is one of those Disney Halloween cartoons that has become a viewing tradition for most families. It is in the Halloween Haunts Cartoon Collection from Disney, and was featured in A Disney halloween, aka Halloween Treat. When Donald cheats his nephews out of candy for Trick or Treating, Witch Hazel helps the boys get even. You can probable guess who wins this battle!!!


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