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Pluto's Christmas Tree (1952)

Pluto comes bounding outside to help Mickey get a Christmas tree. Chip 'n Dale see him and make fun of him, but the tree they take refuge in is the one Mickey chops down. They like the ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Hannah

Writers:

Bill Berg (story), Milt Schaffer (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Ruth Clifford ... Minnie Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Pinto Colvig ... Pluto / Goofy (voice) (uncredited)
Dessie Flynn Dessie Flynn ... Dale (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald James MacDonald ... Chip / Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Pluto comes bounding outside to help Mickey get a Christmas tree. Chip 'n Dale see him and make fun of him, but the tree they take refuge in is the one Mickey chops down. They like the decorations, especially the candy canes and Mickey's bowl of mixed nuts. But Pluto spots them and goes after them long before Mickey spots them. Minnie, Donald, and Goofy drop by to sing carols. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Plutos julgran See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

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

Minnie, Donald and Goofy appear in a cameo in the end of this cartoon. See more »

Goofs

Dale tosses a green ball at Pluto, but in the next shot, Pluto catches a red ball, followed by a green ball. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mickey Mouse: Okay, Pluto, let's get our tree.
Chip: Get a load of that. Can you top that?
Dale: That kills me!
[Mickey starts chopping the tree down]
Chip: What was that?
Dale: I don't know.
[the tree falls to the ground]
Mickey Mouse: Oh, boy! Okay, Pluto! Alright? Come on, let's go.
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Connections

Referenced in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bells
Written by James Pierpont (uncredited)
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A Great Christmas Cartoon
12 December 2003 | by travisimoSee all my reviews

Now, I admitted in my 'Pueblo Pluto' entry that I'm not a huge fan of Pluto (or Chip and Dale for that matter), but this animated short is a classic. The visuals are just great, like when Chip and Dale first notice their home has been transformed into a beautiful Christmas tree. Pluto loses his sanity for a moment and chases these chipmunks all over the place, destroying everything. It's just like a classic `cat and mouse' cartoon. Mickey also fits in nicely with a supporting role, and it's also interesting to see him wearing something other than his trademark red shorts and yellow shoes.

Finally to make this cartoon even more memorable, lovable Disney characters, Minnie, Goofy, and Donald make a cameo and sing 'Deck the Halls,' only to be joined by Pluto's ear-screeching rendition. If I were a rich guy, I'd love to get the original animation cel of the final scene of what Chip and Dale do to Pluto. It's just a classic!

My IMDb Rating: 9/10


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