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Billposters (1940)

Donald and Goofy are putting up advertising posters in a farm. Goofy prepares to post on a windmill, but his tools keep disappearing and reappearing on the windmill blades. Donald puts up ... See full summary »

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... Goofy (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald and Goofy are putting up advertising posters in a farm. Goofy prepares to post on a windmill, but his tools keep disappearing and reappearing on the windmill blades. Donald puts up his posters, a picture of a soup can, and a goat eats them immediately. Goofy gets stuck to his poster after it comes around on the windmill. Donald, being his calm, even-tempered self, gets into a battle with the goat. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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17 May 1940 (USA)  »

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This is one of a handful of cartoons played constantly on a special television channel at Walt Disney World resorts. See more »

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References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

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William Tell Overture
Written by Gioachino Rossini
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Fun, if senseless
28 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

In this cartoon Donald and Goofy are out in the countryside pasting up posters for tomato soup. It's a rather odd place to be doing such a thing considering such ads are usually pasted over the plywood boards of an abandoned shop in a dreary ghetto, but never mind.

Goofy decides to paste a poster onto a windmill (a rather odd choice) but ends up getting frustrated by the twirling blades. Donald is pasting a poster on a farmhouse but is tormented by a tin can-eating goat (cartoons often portray goats as can-eaters-is this for real or is it just a myth?) who eats the posters as soon as he puts them up.

After some effort they both overcome their obstacles and succeed at their task. Now all the country animals can appreciate the tomato soup ad. Weird.


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