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Chef Donald (1941)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Family, Animation  |  5 December 1941 (USA)
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Donald is listening to a radio cooking program while mixing up a batch of waffles. But he's distracted and uses rubber cement instead of baking powder.

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Donald is listening to a radio cooking program and mixes up a batch of waffles, but he's distracted and uses rubber cement instead of baking powder. The batter proves to be unusually stiff... His spoon gets stuck, and the batter acts like a rubber-band airplane, flying the bowl around the room. Next, Donald gets his head stuck into the batter (and his tail in the waffle iron). He tries to chop it with an ax; the ax flies up and splits the room in half. He throws the bowl out the door; it sticks to the knob and finds its way back in. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Aku kokkina  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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[first lines]
Donald Duck: [pasting a recipe into his scrapbook] Roast duck. Roast duck! Oh, yeah?
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One of the most hilarious Donald cartoons!
11 June 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

Donald is at home listening to a radio cooking program, which was giving lessons in how to make waffles that particular day. While he mixes the ingredients, Donald becomes distracted and uses rubber cement he left on the table instead of baking powder. What results is one hilarious mishap after the other.

This cartoon consists of classic Donald humor, from slapstick gags to his frustrated innuendos, trying to bring his bowl of rubber cement-soaked under control. But, the bowl won't give as it inadvertently leads to Donald getting his tail seared in the waffle iron and causing cracks to run from the ceiling to the floor. The laughs pile on and on as poor Donald lets the bad luck get the best of him. His facial expressions are humorous and the background organ music adds onto the tense moment of Donald's battle with the batter. Even the cooking program's voice, with her strong Southern accent, was too much not to laugh with.

I haven't laughed so much at a cartoon short before. It's one of the most hilarious ones I've seen featuring Donald!

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