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The Clock Watcher (1945)

Donald Duck shirks his duties while working as a gift wrapper in a department store.

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Donald Duck shirks his duties while working as a gift wrapper in a department store.

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Trivia

This cartoon short was included in the 1983 Disney Channel TV special "A Disney Christmas Gift" but had parts of the show edited and shorten due to time constraints and the message the show was trying to bring on Christmas. See more »

Goofs

When the toys come zooming down from the slide. You can see the piano with the rest of the toys which clearly disappears after zooming past Donald Duck which takes off his shirt and hat. After Donald Duck quickly runs and grabs his shirt but his hat isn't seen. He comes over to the table with his shirt and his hat reappears and Donald picks up the glass fish bowl which wasn't with the toys that zoomed past Donald Duck. See more »

Quotes

Donald Duck: One, two, three, four, five, six, seven. Four, that's it four.
[Donald Duck grabs the card and puts it in the slot, he uses the magnet to pull back the long clock hand, then he clocks in early, and puts the time card away]
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Connections

Featured in The Mickey Mouse Club: Episode #2.55 (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Royal Work Song
Music by Oliver Wallace
Lyrics by Rex Cox and Oliver Wallace
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Another funny cartoon wrap-up!
9 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

This is a rather funny cartoon starring Donald Duck as a gift wrapper in a department store. But, he's not the most prudent worker as he takes breaks to eat his lunch and alter gifts so he could fit them in the gift boxes - quite hilarious! The animation is another nicely done piece of work and Clarence Nash does a great voice over work for Donald as always.

Donald's little tangle with the Jack-in-the-Box was the highlight of the cartoon, along with him grappling with the speaker horn where his boss yells out instructions in a rather annoyingly polite way.

Quite funny all around and Donald does his best when he's frustrated.

Grade B+


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