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It's a peaceful day in a national forest...until hunting season begins at which point all the bears hide out in a cave but one bear, Humphrey, doesn't make it. He hides out in a cabin and, ... See full summary »

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Jack Hannah

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Al Bertino (story), David Detiege (story)
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James MacDonald James MacDonald ... Humphrey the Bear (voice)
Clarence Nash Clarence Nash ... Donald Duck (voice)
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It's a peaceful day in a national forest...until hunting season begins at which point all the bears hide out in a cave but one bear, Humphrey, doesn't make it. He hides out in a cabin and, seeing hunter Donald Duck approaching, hides the bearskin rug in a trunk and takes its place. Masquerading as the rug tends to be an unpleasant experience for Humphrey as Donald opens nuts and bottles in his mouth and washes him in the washer/dryer among other things. Finally, when hunting season ends and Donald leaves, Humphrey is relieved but makes a startling discovery... Written by Matt Yorston <georgey@atcon.com>

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23 October 1953 (USA) See more »

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Kalle Anka och Nalle Björn See more »

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Poor Humphrey might have been better off taking his chances with the hunters!
19 June 2001 | by llltdesqSee all my reviews

This short, nominated for an Oscar, is a thoroughly delightful thing for everyone except Humphrey the poor bear in all this mess. He goes from the frying pan (hunting season) to the fire (life as a rug for Donald Duck) and he might have had better odds sticking it out in the woods! Parts of this cartoon are pinful to watch, at least for me! Shows with some frquency on the Ink and Paint Club on Disney. Most recommended.


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