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Chip and Dale are starving in their tree home when they notice a plentiful supply of acorns on an island in a lake. To get to the island, they borrow a miniature model ship of Donald's to sail on. The irate Donald, however, doesn't appreciate them stealing his ship and makes several attempts to get it back and thwart their scheme to get to their acorn paradise. Chip and Dale are, of course, always one step ahead of Donald. Written by Matt Yorston <george.y@ns.sympatico.ca>

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24 February 1956 (USA)  »

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Chip og Chap som sørøvere  »

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The title is based upon the call between two ships passing at sea before the advent of radio: "Ship Ahoy!" The reply would be the name of the ship, their last port of call and the number of days they had been traveling since their last port. See more »

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Sail away, Donald!
1 December 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

I used to enjoy the cartoons with Donald and Chip 'n' Dale, but learned to think that most of the stories were pretty cliché and unoriginal, with Donald Duck always one step behind the chipmunks. However, this one cartoon wasn't too bad. Here, the starving chipmunks "borrow" Donald's miniature model ship in order to sail to a tree to harvest some acorns. Donald, however, doesn't appreciate them taking his ship and makes several attempts to get it back.

It was funny seeing Donald creating a makeshift "storm" against the chipmunks by shaking the model, pouring water into it and blowing air onto it. It is quite entertaining and engaging, but of course Donald does get his share of bad luck, unfortunately.

Grade B-


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