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Mickey, Donald, and Goofy build a boat, but find it's harder than they had anticipated.

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Ben Sharpsteen (uncredited)
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Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Goofy (voice) (uncredited)
Walt Disney ... Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Marcellite Garner Marcellite Garner ... Minnie Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey buys a boat kit, and enlists Goofy and Donald to help assemble it. The plans say, "so simple a child could do it", so of course, they have their share of troubles. But before long, they're ready to launch the Queen Minnie, with appropriate fanfare, at which time, all the collapsible parts collapse. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bådebyggerne See more »

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Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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At about two minutes and ten seconds into the film, Goofy is seen hammering a nail into a board presumably meant for the starboard side of the ship. However, when he take his hand away, there are two nails hammered in, not one. See more »

Quotes

Mickey Mouse: All you do is put it together.
Donald Duck: Even a child can do it.
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Featured in The Mouse Factory: Water Sports (1972) See more »

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Building a boat is harder than it looks!
5 December 2015 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

This is a classic Disney cartoon featuring all of Mickey, Donald, Goofy and Minnie. The former three buys a boat kit and attempts to build a gigantic ship out of the it - it's like buying the parts and building a miniature model. But here, in funny cartoon style, the three characters decide to christen the ship after completion of the assembling and take it out to sea.

While assembling the ship, Mickey, Donald and Goofy meet all sorts of weird mishaps, from a rolled-up plank deck that won't cooperate to Goofy taking the boat's statue for a real woman who adores him. It really sends some good laughs your way and it's definitely very entertaining. You're in for huge laughs when the ending of the cartoon comes and Minnie gives the green light for the ship to sail!

Grade A


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