A fairy encourages Snafu to duck out of his training regime for his own reasons.

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Pvt. Snafu / Goldie The Goldbrick / Bird / Japanese Goldbrick (voice) (uncredited)
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The lazy, goldbricking Snafu is asleep, when he is suddenly awakened by the morning bugle call. He doesn't want to get up, so the "Goldbrick fairy" appears. The fairy sings to him several things to do to avoid completing any of his duties. After many successful sleazy attempts to avoid work, the fairy pulls off his disguise and reveals he is actually an enemy Japanese, who fooled him and sabotaged his army's entire defense. Written by Christopher Walker <Jgittes88@aol.com>

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Pvt. Snafu: Nuts! If I could only get out of drill.
Goldie the Goldbrick: Precisely why I am here. I am Goldie the Goldbrick. Be like me, use your head, with a heart full of gold and a backside full of lead.
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Private Snafu finds ways to relax more in the army.
10 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Snafu is tired of not getting any rest.

That's when Goldie the GoldBrick(who's fatter than Technical Fairy First Class) comes along.

He gives out tips on how to skip his duties and rest more.

Snafu takes every one of these tips.

But when he goes out into battle that can be a problem when he's all pooped out. And Goldie the Goldbrick isn't as trustworthy as he seems.

This is another fine Private Snafu Cartoon with plenty of Dr. Suess like rhythms.

It's a good lesson in not being a Goldbrick yourself when you're in the war.


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