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The Army Mascot (1942)

Pluto sees the great chow the mascots at the army base are getting and decides he wants some of that. He sneaks in and disguises himself as Gunther Goat, but the "food" is just a bunch of ... See full summary »

Director:

Clyde Geronimi

Star:

Pinto Colvig
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Credited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Pluto (voice)
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Pluto sees the great chow the mascots at the army base are getting and decides he wants some of that. He sneaks in and disguises himself as Gunther Goat, but the "food" is just a bunch of tin cans. Gunther runs him off. Later, Gunther chews on some tobacco, so Pluto does the same, which impresses the GIs but Gunther butts him and makes him swallow it, making Pluto turn all kinds of colors. While Pluto is out, Gunther prepares to butt him into the ammo dump, but Pluto collapses and Gunther himself gets blown sky high, clearing the way for a new mascot. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La mascotte de l'armée See more »

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Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Pretty funny Pluto cartoon,
3 May 2017 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

A pretty funny Pluto cartoon, where he sees dog mascots at an army base being fed some nice pieces of meat during chow time, and Pluto decides he wants some of the feed. Therefore, he sneaks in and disguises himself as mascot Gunther Goat, but the goat later discovers Pluto's scheme and it results in a funny back and forth battle between the two animals.

In addition to the running around, there are some hilarious moments in the cartoon such as Pluto getting high on himself after eating a block of tobacco. The GIs featured in the short remind you of the patriotic heydays of America, and Pluto finally getting his mascot spot in the base is nice victory for the dog.

Grade B


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