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The Autograph Hound (1939)

Autograph hound Donald, despite the security guard, manages to get signatures from Greta Garbo, 'Mickey Rooney', Sonja Henie, The Ritz Brothers, and Shirley Temple before he's recognized ... See full summary »

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Jack King (uncredited)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Sara Berner ... Greta Garbo / Shirley Temple / Bette Davis / Katharine Hepburn / Martha Raye / Joan Crawford (voice) (uncredited)
Billy Bletcher ... Security Guard (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Autograph hound Donald, despite the security guard, manages to get signatures from Greta Garbo, 'Mickey Rooney', Sonja Henie, The Ritz Brothers, and Shirley Temple before he's recognized and everyone wants his autograph. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buscador de autógrafo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Security Guard: [throws Donald out] Get out! No autograph hound HERE!
Donald Duck: [frustrates] Aw, phooey!
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Alternate Versions

Some prints omit the shot of Stepin Fetchit from the montage of celebrities reacting to Donald's presence. See more »

Connections

Edited into Totally Minnie (1988) See more »

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Donald the Movie Star!
2 November 2015 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

Donald becomes the autograph hound and scrambles around Hollywood to get signatures from movie stars such as Greta Garbo, Mickey Rooney, Sonja Henie, The Ritz Brothers and Shirley Temple. Soon, the tables turned and everybody wants Donald's signature as well.

It's a fun little cartoon featuring caricatures of famous movie legends and, of course, featuring Donald's classic slapstick humor and frustrated temper. Although Donald gets the brunt of the bad luck in many of his cartoon shorts, he seems to get the upper hand in this one, which is a welcome treat!

It's a fun cartoon from start to finish and proves Donald himself is truly a star himself.

Grade B+


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