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Don's Fountain of Youth (1953)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 30 May 1953 (USA)
The boys are more interested in their comic book than the sights on their Florida vacation. When the car breaks down next to the spring "mistaken for the fountain of youth", Donald decides ... See full summary »

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The boys are more interested in their comic book than the sights on their Florida vacation. When the car breaks down next to the spring "mistaken for the fountain of youth", Donald decides to have some fun with his nephews and hides the part of the sign saying "mistaken for". As baby Donald, he starts shredding their comic book and generally acting like a spoiled brat. But when he decides to pretend he's turned into an egg (borrowed from an alligator), he's in for trouble he hadn't bargained for once the gator finds out. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Donald Duck: [to the alligator whose egg he unknowingly swiped] Look, they
[the boys]
Donald Duck: think
[the egg]
Donald Duck: it's me!
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Edited into Donald Duck's Cartoon Mania (1978) See more »

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Wasted opportunities
27 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

While on vacation in Florida, Donald Duck fools his nephews into thinking he's turned into a baby due to having stepped in a fountain of youth. It's a great premise, but then this short makes a complete U-turn and spends most of it's time with Donald and the boys being chased by a crocodile. Eventually the film runs out of steam and ends very abruptly. Donald's done better.


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