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Good Scouts (1938)

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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Jack King
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck / Huey / Dewey / Louie (voice)
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 July 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buenos exploradores See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Huey, Dewey, Louie pushes the round boulder over a cliff to block the geyser, the geyser erupts even bigger sending the rock up to Donald Duck and the Bear jumps on the rock and chases him even when night comes. Both Donald and the grizzly bear would've got tired very quickly due to being covered in fur and feathers and they would've likely fallen off the round boulder rock even before night came. See more »

Quotes

Huey: Goodnight...
Dewey: ...Unca...
Louie: ...Donald.
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Connections

Edited into Totally Minnie (1988) See more »

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Donald as scoutmaster; his usualcharming, genial self!
20 February 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

In this short, nominated for an Oscar, Donald is the Scout leader of a troop consisting of his nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louey. As is typically the case, Donld is affable, good-natured, even-tempered and thoroughly prepared. Cartoondom's most prominent case of coronary thrombosis in waiting, its' poster child for hypertension, is in rare form. The boys are better equipped than he is for what happens on their hike. The end of the short is hilarious. This runs from time to time on The Ink and Paint Club and is well worth watching.


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