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>Walt Disney Studios
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Animated Characters: Donald Duck, Gustave "Gus" Goose.
  • Originally Released in 1939.
  • Production Number: 2221.
    MPAA: 04071
  • Running Time: 7:32 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.


Production Notes:

This cartoon was released to theaters on May 19, 1939. On the very same day, it became the first cartoon broadcast on an American TV station- specifically, NBC's experimental station W2XBS (now WNBC) in New York.

One source says that it was previewed on May 3, 1939, which was NBC's first full-scale evening of TV broadcasting. Helen Lewis was mistress of ceremonies for the program, which also included music, songs, a film and a play.

Traditional, Hand-drawn Animation.

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