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Chips Ahoy (1956)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Really enjoyable and engaging
28 February 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Out of the Donald vs Chip 'n' Dale cartoons this one is one of my favourites. It is really enjoyable and engaging, and definitely worth seeing. The animation is lively and colourful, the music is excellent and the voice acting from Clarence Nash, Dessie Flynn and James McDonald is especially noteworthy. The conflict between Donald and Chip 'n' Dale is funny and plausible, with Dale particularly funny as the stooge 1st mate and comparisons with Abbott and Costello and Laurel and Hardy evident. The pranks played on Donald by those cute but rascally chipmunks are unpredictable and always hilarious. Overall, definitely worth seeing, you are unlikely to be disappointed. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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