6.7/10
239
3 user

Pluto's Playmate (1941)

Pluto is playing with a ball on the beach. The ball goes into the water and starts moving in strange ways, because a sea lion is playing with it. Pluto does not want to share the ball, and ... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Ferguson (uncredited)

Star:

Lee Millar
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Pluto Junior (1942)
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

While Pluto naps, his son gets into scrapes with various other animals and other hazards. Pluto eventually wakes up and comes to his rescue.

Director: Clyde Geronimi
Stars: Pinto Colvig
Animation | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Pluto walks past the zoo and sees the huge bone the sleeping lion has but getting it out is easier said than done. He gets it out of the lion's cage, but then has to face the kangaroo and ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi
Stars: Pinto Colvig
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

On a trip to Florida, Donald and his nephews encounter the Fountain of Youth - and a family of alligators.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Mickey and his friends take a vacation in his house trailer equipped with all the latest modern conveniences. Heading up a steep mountain road with Goofy driving the car, surely nothing can go wrong.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash
Bubble Bee (1949)
Family | Comedy | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Pluto is playing with a ball in the park when he mistakes a bubble gum machine for it. He tries briefly to get a gumball from the machine when a bee flies into the machine and carries a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles A. Nichols
Stars: Pinto Colvig
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Pluto wants to sing along with the birds, bee and cricket, but he is tone deaf.

Director: Charles A. Nichols
Stars: Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig, John Woodbury
Canine Caddy (1941)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mickey's going golfing, and Pluto is his caddy. Besides the usual caddy duties, Pluto runs to the ball and points to it. But when the ball lands in a gopher hole, Pluto's got another task: ... See full summary »

Director: Clyde Geronimi
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Minnie's old sweetheart Mortimer drops in while she and Mickey are out on a picnic.

Director: Wilfred Jackson
Stars: Sonny Dawson, Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner
Bone Trouble (1940)
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Pluto's dish is empty, so he goes after the bone in the dish of Butch the bulldog, who is sleeping next door. Can he make it home with the bone before Butch wakes up? No. Soon they are ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Kinney
Stars: Lee Millar
Golden Eggs (1941)
Comedy | Family | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Donald reads in his newspaper that eggs are really going up in value and the price is skyrocketing. Donald realizes that if he had some eggs, he would be quite the wealthy duck so he breaks... See full summary »

Director: Wilfred Jackson
Stars: Florence Gill, Clarence Nash
Lion Around (1950)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Donald's nephews use a mountain lion costume to scare Donald away so they can grab a pie off the windowsill. The deception is exposed, but a short while later, a real mountain lion comes along.

Director: Jack Hannah
Stars: Clarence Nash
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Donald is headed for Daisy. However, his nephews are too.

Director: Jack King
Stars: Clarence Nash
Edit

Cast

Uncredited cast:
Lee Millar Lee Millar ... Pluto (voice) (uncredited)
Edit

Storyline

Pluto is playing with a ball on the beach. The ball goes into the water and starts moving in strange ways, because a sea lion is playing with it. Pluto does not want to share the ball, and eventually tries to bury it, but the sea lion is too clever. Pluto goes after the sea lion, but has to tangle with a persistent octopus. The sea lion saves Pluto, and resuscitates him, so Pluto agrees to play. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big-Hearted Pluto See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Pluto and the sea lion are washed ashore, the ball is next to Pluto. When the sea lion returns with a barrel, the ball is gone. See more »

Connections

Edited into The Magical World of Disney: Pluto's Day (1956) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Sea Pest For Pluto
2 October 2002 | by Ron OliverSee all my reviews

A Walt Disney PLUTO Cartoon.

PLUTO'S PLAYMATE at the beach is an obstreperous young seal determined on romping with the disgruntled hound.

Enjoyable, but totally routine, this is another in the long series of films in which Pluto gets to encounter a small, cuddly critter. This tale has been told before...

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by drawings. As a lad in Marceline, Missouri, he sketched farm animals on scraps of paper; later, as an ambulance driver in France during the First World War, he drew figures on the sides of his vehicle. Back in Kansas City, along with artist Ub Iwerks, Walt developed a primitive animation studio that provided animated commercials and tiny cartoons for the local movie theaters. Always the innovator, his ALICE IN CARTOONLAND series broke ground in placing a live figure in a cartoon universe. Business reversals sent Disney & Iwerks to Hollywood in 1923, where Walt's older brother Roy became his lifelong business manager & counselor. When a mildly successful series with Oswald The Lucky Rabbit was snatched away by the distributor, the character of Mickey Mouse sprung into Walt's imagination, ensuring Disney's immortality. The happy arrival of sound technology made Mickey's screen debut, STEAMBOAT WILLIE (1928), a tremendous audience success with its use of synchronized music. The SILLY SYMPHONIES soon appeared, and Walt's growing crew of marvelously talented animators were quickly conquering new territory with full color, illusions of depth and radical advancements in personality development, an arena in which Walt's genius was unbeatable. Mickey's feisty, naughty behavior had captured millions of fans, but he was soon to be joined by other animated companions: temperamental Donald Duck, intellectually-challenged Goofy and energetic Pluto. All this was in preparation for Walt's grandest dream - feature length animated films. Against a blizzard of doomsayers, Walt persevered and over the next decades delighted children of all ages with the adventures of Snow White, Pinocchio, Bambi, Peter Pan and Mr. Toad. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that simplicity of message and lots of hard work always pay off.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed