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Three for Breakfast (1948)

Donald Duck gets into a lot of trouble while he's cooking pancakes for breakfast - Chip and Dale are up to their mischief. Donald tries a number of plans to get rid of them, but they repeatedly foil Donald's plans.

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Jack Hannah

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Nick George
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dessie Flynn Dessie Flynn ... Dale (voice)
James MacDonald James MacDonald ... Chip (voice)
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice)
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Donald Duck gets into a lot of trouble while he's cooking pancakes for breakfast - Chip and Dale are up to their mischief. Donald tries a number of plans to get rid of them, but they repeatedly foil Donald's plans.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aamiainen kolmelle 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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Although this wasn't the last Chip and Dale cartoon, Dale looks clearly 'older', with fewer teeth and more pronounced jowls. Compare his appearance with the earlier shorts. See more »

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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: Chip 'N Dale (1997) See more »

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OK but not well structured
1 September 2003 | by bob the mooSee all my reviews

Donald Duck bounces out of bed to prepare his cooked breakfast. High on his roof two chipmunks are scraping together a meagre breakfast when they smell the delicious food being fried up. They go down into the house to get some and Daffy is forced to defend his breakfast from the intruders.

The main weakness of this film is the inability of any of the characters to speak well. Donald is hard to understand but that is part of his character, however the chipmunk things are just irritating to my ears and I found their voices (and characters to be fair) pretty off putting. The film sees Donald painted as the baddie or fall guy and the audience is expected to side with the chipmunks, which again I didn't get. Surely Donald is merely trying to eat breakfast when these two start trying to steal it?

Regardless of this some of it is still amusing in part. Not of it is brilliant but it is OK. Another big complaint though is the abruptness of the ending. It finishes with one set-up joke which, barely has the conclusion to that been delivered, than the `The End' slide is up on screen. Why so sharp?

Overall I didn't enjoy this short because it required me to side with the chipmunks, both of whom annoyed me (I hate Chip and Dale too) with their high voices. It was still quite amusing but not worht a second look.


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