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It's a peaceful day in a national forest...until hunting season begins at which point all the bears hide out in a cave but one bear, Humphrey, doesn't make it. He hides out in a cabin and, ... See full summary »

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It's a peaceful day in a national forest...until hunting season begins at which point all the bears hide out in a cave but one bear, Humphrey, doesn't make it. He hides out in a cabin and, seeing hunter Donald Duck approaching, hides the bearskin rug in a trunk and takes its place. Masquerading as the rug tends to be an unpleasant experience for Humphrey as Donald opens nuts and bottles in his mouth and washes him in the washer/dryer among other things. Finally, when hunting season ends and Donald leaves, Humphrey is relieved but makes a startling discovery... Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atcon.com>

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Donald vs. Humphrey the Bear.
22 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

Donald Duck takes on a more serious role is this cartoon short, playing a hunter who is out hunting bears. One of the bears, Humphrey, doesn't make it to his hiding place. He hides out in cabin, pretending to be a bearskin rug, and ends up trying to fool Donald Duck himself. What results are some funny moments when Humphrey tries his hardest to not to out himself and Donald using Humphrey's teeth to open bottles and crush nuts.

Missing is Donald's usual bad luck and frustrated temper - what you have is a calm but lighthearted hunter who still gave us quite a few laughs, including the part where he stuffs Humphrey into the washer and dryer because he caught fire.

Great animation from Disney, and a pretty adventurous story.

Grade B


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