A large box arrives for Donald on his birthday, three gifts inside. He unwraps one at a time, and each takes him on an adventure. The first is a movie projector with a film about the birds of South America; Donald watches two cartoons, one tells of a penguin who longs to live on a tropical isle and the other about a gaucho boy who hunts the wild ostrich. The second gift is a pop-up book about Brazil. Inside is Jose Carioca, who takes Donald to Brazil's Bahia for a mix of animation and live action: the two cartoon birds sing and dance with natives. The third gift is a piñata, accompanied by Panchito. A ride on a magic serape takes the three amigos singing and dancing across Mexico. ¡Olé!
Wondrous Technicolor Feature!
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Did You Know?
The Pablo the Penguin segment features a shot of a penguin diving into the water. This animation is taken from the Silly Symphony Peculiar Penguins
(1934). See more
For a moment during the Baia sequence, Donald's face is green. See more
Some fun, eh, kid?
In the end of the movie, the fireworks exploding of the title "Fin", "Fim" and "The End". See more
The title sequence on the Buena Vista version is a bit different from that of the RKO version. The Buena Vista version omits, on the title, the phrase, "In Technicolor", which the RKO version has; it only says, "Technicolor". Also, whereas the RKO version simply dissolves from the RKO title card to the "Walt Disney Presents" card, there is a fade through black between the Buena Vista card and the "Walt Disney Presents" card. The "Walt Disney" font is also slightly different on the Buena Vista version: slightly stretched and narrow and not as bolded and thick, which is the case on the RKO version. Also, the lettering for the Buena Vista version was redone. See more
Os quindins de Yayá
Music and Spanish Lyrics by Ary Barroso
Sung by Aurora Miranda
(uncredited) See more