A cartoon that satirizes hunting to the extreme. Donald Duck is inspired by his grandpappy to go hunting in the woods. Once there, all the hunters are greeted by hot dog vendors, ambulances... See full summary »

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Uncredited cast:
Jack Hannah ...
Moose (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
Milt Schaffer ...
Usher (voice) (uncredited)
Bill Thompson ...
Donald's Grandpar / Ranger (voice) (uncredited)
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A cartoon that satirizes hunting to the extreme. Donald Duck is inspired by his grandpappy to go hunting in the woods. Once there, all the hunters are greeted by hot dog vendors, ambulances, and fire engines. Nobody is going to be unprepared for the big day tomorrow when hunting season begins. The next day, the hunting is so intense that hunters use bazookas and tanks to catch their prey and are even parachuted out of airplanes onto the hunting grounds! After dodging some bullets and other chaos, Donald and his "grandpappy" finally leave the hunt with game, a cow (labelled "cow" by a local farmer so the hunters wouldn't confuse it for prey!). Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atconc.om>

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14 January 1955 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Bambi and his mother (very much alive) make a brief cameo appearance in this cartoon. See more »

Quotes

Donald's ancestor: [a tree branch on his head like antlers] Remember the Alamo!
Moose: Mmm, you're a cute one.
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Edited into Donald Duck Goes West (1965) See more »

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Donald is not quite as obnoxious in this one as he normally is in his other cartoons.

This short was nominated for an Oscar and is actually a very funny cartoon, for a Donald Duck. Donald is so obnoxiousus that its hard sometimes to enjoy the cartoon, but Donald is not the focus here-hunting is. The spoof of hunting here is almost as good as it is in Tex Avery's "Field and Scream" and is the funniest aspect of the short. The final gag with the cow is a scream! This runs periodically on The Ink and Paint Club. Recommended.


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