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Pluto and the Armadillo (1943)

Mickey and Pluto makes a short stopover on a South American flight. Mickey throws Pluto's ball into the jungle, and he chases it but it looks exactly the same as an armadillo that's rolled ... See full summary »

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Clyde Geronimi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Pluto (voice)
Fred Shields ... Narrator (voice)
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Mickey and Pluto makes a short stopover on a South American flight. Mickey throws Pluto's ball into the jungle, and he chases it but it looks exactly the same as an armadillo that's rolled up into a ball. This, of course, greatly confuses Pluto for a while. But he eventually makes friends with the armadillo. He chases the critter into a cave right behind his ball, and rips the ball apart thinking it's the armadillo, which makes him very sad until the armadillo shows up again. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pluto e o Tatu Bola See more »

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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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Was to be a segment of _Saludos Amigos (1943)_ but ended up being released separately. See more »

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Brazil! Brazil!
4 February 2009 | by Atreyu_IISee all my reviews

This is a nice and humble cartoon. Original too. First of all, I love the Brazilian environment on this: the exotic scenario of Brazil, the samba music so full of rhythm (excellent for a dance) and the armadillo itself makes us think of Brazil.

In this story, Mickey and Pluto travel to Brazil very briefly. During the few minutes they have available, they play with a rubber ball... but soon the armadillo enters in scene and confuses Pluto because he can roll itself to the exact shape of a ball - except that he is a living being! Lots of confusion to Pluto, but when Pluto finds out the mystery behind... they actually get along well.

Mostly a comedy, this one also has an emotional part: when Pluto accidentally destroys the rubber ball and thinks he killed the armadillo, crying in so much pain and remorse.

The artwork is great. The exotic Brazilian landscapes are very well drawn and colorful.


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