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Out on a Limb (1950)

Donald's doing a little tree surgery when he spots Chip 'n' Dale gathering nuts. He saws off the branch outside their hole and paints it with tar, which Dale gets stuck in. Then Donald has ... See full summary »

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Jack Hannah

Writers:

Bill Berg (story), Nick George (story)
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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's doing a little tree surgery when he spots Chip 'n' Dale gathering nuts. He saws off the branch outside their hole and paints it with tar, which Dale gets stuck in. Then Donald has a little fun with the long-handled pruning shears. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chip og Chap og Grenhakkeren See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Donald puts chipmunks on the limb.
19 November 2015 | by OllieSuave-007See all my reviews

In another Chip N'Dale vs. Donald Duck cartoon, Donald working on a tree, where he spots Chip 'n' Dale gathering some nuts. He saws off the branch outside their tree hole and paints it with tar. What results are some funny scenes as the rodents get tangled in the substance. For once, it's refreshing seeing Donald getting the upper hand in messing with Chip N' Dale, and seeing them getting the bad luck for a change.

It's a cartoon I remembered watching as a kid - always thought it was the less conventional cartoons featuring Chip N' dale and Donald Duck. Seeing the duck furiously trimming the trees, and the chipmunks' ears, with his garden tool was a little hilarious. The story has a pretty predictable outcome but it's a funnier cartoon featuring the characters.

Grade B-


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