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Good Scouts (1938)

Approved | | Family, Comedy, Animation | 8 July 1938 (USA)
Donald Duck is Scoutmaster of his nephews on a camping trip at Yellowstone National Park, but his lack of leadership skills results in the Scouts having to help the Scoutmaster out of one predicament after another.

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Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck / Huey / Dewey / Louie (voice)
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Donald is leading a scout troop consisting of his nephews on a hike in the woods. Donald isn't nearly the expert on the woods that he thinks he is, much to the amusement of the boys. In a bid for sympathy, he douses himself in catsup and fakes injury; the boys bandage him so thoroughly he can't see, and he stumbles into a pot of honey, and is soon getting all too much attention from a bear. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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The title is a parody of the international movement of Boy Scouts started by Lord Robert Baden-Powell in 1908, a few months after the first scout encampment at Brownsea Island Scout camp in 1907. See more »

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Huey: Goodnight...
Dewey: ...Unca...
Louie: ...Donald.
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Edited into All Together (1942) See more »

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Following the leader...
12 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

Donald takes on a follow-the-leader role as he takes his scout troop - Huey, Duey and Louie - to a hike in the woods.

As bad luck will have it, Donald not-so-expertise in the woods lands him in a hilarious tussle with a bear. His nephews doesn't really help much as they bandage him so thoroughly from a stumble that he can't see bear. Donald takes the brunt of the bad luck.

This cartoon has its funny moments with great animation and colorful characters. But it doesn't show much teamwork between Donald and his nephews. There are better ones featuring Donald and his nephews out there.

Grade C+


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