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The Plastics Inventor (1944)

Donald listens to a radio program that tells him how to make a fully-working airplane completely out of plastic.

Director:

Jack King

Writers:

Jack Hannah (story), Dick Shaw (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice)
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Storyline

Donald is listening to a radio program that tells how to build an airplane from plastic, in a process much like baking a cake, cookies, and making toast. He takes it out for a test flight, still guided by the radio, and it works wonderfully. Until the radio interviewer asks if there's any problems: yes, it melts when it gets wet. Of course, Donald instantly flies into a rain cloud, and has to battle his plane as it disintegrates. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Inventions Nouvelles 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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Trivia

When Donald's face turn black, he slightly resembles Daffy Duck. See more »

Goofs

Plastic do not really melt in rain that fast. See more »

Connections

Featured in Ink & Paint Club: More Donald (1998) See more »

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One of the funniest Donald Duck shorts Disney made.
18 April 2002 | by Robert ReynoldsSee all my reviews

This short is clever and very funny, as it follows Donald through the process of building and flying a plane he makes entirely from plastic! I ask you, how secure would you feel riding in a plane made of plastic constructed and piloted by a very impatient and short-tempered duck. Parachutes, anyone? Sadly, this is not in print. It does occasionally air on The Ink and Paint Club and is well worth tracking down. Recommended.


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