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Working for Peanuts (1953)

Chip 'n Dale live next door to a zoo and spot the elephant's stash of peanuts. They go after them, but both the elephant and his keeper, Donald, are too clever. Then the boys realize the ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Hannah

Writers:

Nick George (story), Roy Williams (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dessie Flynn Dessie Flynn ... Dale (voice)
James MacDonald James MacDonald ... Chip (voice)
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Storyline

Chip 'n Dale live next door to a zoo and spot the elephant's stash of peanuts. They go after them, but both the elephant and his keeper, Donald, are too clever. Then the boys realize the visitors throw peanuts, so they put on a song-and-dance act. Then they paint themselves white and pose as albino chipmunks. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alles für die Nuß 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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Trivia

Shown in 3D before Magic Journeys (1982) at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom (1987-1993). See more »

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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: Goin' to the Zoo (1998) See more »

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Blast from the past.
23 April 2007 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

What a pleasant surprise to find 3D form MEET THE ROBINSONS prefaced by a l953 Donald Duck complete with opening beaming close-up and red fabric backed titles, all re-mastered from the great fifties two strip format.

Not seen in dimensional since a blink and you miss it first release this is not one of the best Donald Ducks, with no big ending and the UPA influenced backgrounds no fair swap for the best Disney design. It still offers Chip and Dale's discovery of peanuts and their battle with Dolores, the impatient pink elephant and her keeper.

Fair amount of flinging objects at the camera, pastel shades, technically impeccable with sharp stereo images. Nostalgia and entertainment (they are two different things) mix.


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