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Donald and his nephews are visiting the carnival. After Donald makes a relatively high score on a weight testing machine, he is thought to be a veritable strong man and takes on an offer from a little boy to fight his uncle in a boxing match. Unfortunately for Donald, that "little boy" is actually a con man in cahoots with boxer Peewee Pete who is anything but what his name implies. His nephews notice and try to warn Donald but he finds himself in the ring with Pete anyway. Written by
Matt Yorston <email@example.com>
While not one of my favourite cartoons, this is still a very entertaining Donald Duck cartoon. It is a very interesting one for starters for two reasons, one because Donald's nephews are the ones on his side rather than conflicting with him, and two because it is one where Donald is the one who wins. While perhaps not the most original of stories, Canvas Back Duck is crisply paced and is constantly amusing. The highlight is the boxing match between Donald and Pee-Wee Pete(a deliciously ironic name as one would see), it is amazing how anyone survives considering what goes on in this scene when that would not be the case in real life. The part where Donald breaks Pete's chin, which happens to be his Achilles heel is no exception. Donald is a character you immediately identify with and works well doing what he does best. Pete is a great adversary. Huey, Duwey and Louie are also at their most likable. The animation quality doesn't disappoint either, the colours are vibrant and the backgrounds have fluidity. The music an sound effects are typically energetic and help to enhance the action. All in all, a fun and interesting Donald Duck short. 9/10 Bethany Cox
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