Slide Donald Slide
Studio: Disney Release Date : November 25, 1949 Series: Donald Duck
Cumulative rating:
(1 rating submitted)

Synopsis

Donald wants to listen to the World Series on the radio, but Spike would rather listen to classical music.

Characters

Donald Duck
(Voice: Clarence "Ducky" Nash)

Credits

Director

Jack Hannah

Animator

Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.
Volus Jones
William "Bill" Justice
Judge Whitaker

Story

Nick George
Bill Berg

Music

Oliver Wallace

Backgrounds

Thelma Witmer

Layout

Yale Gracey

Producer

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney

Music Sources

von Suppé, Franz : "Poet and Peasant Overture "


Distributor(s)

RKO Radio Pictures

Included in:

The Mad Hermit of Chimney Butte

Television

Donald's Quack Attack (Season 1, Episode 41)

VHS

United States

Cartoon Classics : Limited Gold Editions II : Donald's Bee Pictures

Germany

Alle Enten Fertig ... Los!

France

Donald Se Fache!

Italy

Vita da Paperi
Video Parade 16

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Cartoon Classics : Limited Gold Editions II : Donald's Bee Pictures
Cartoon Classics : Sport Goofy

Japan

Mickey's Family Album
Goin' Quackers
Mickey and His All Stars

DVD

United States

The Chronological Donald: Volume 3: 1947-1950

Germany

Disney Treasures : Wave 7 : The Chronological Donald Volume 3

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:54
MPAA No.: 13067
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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From Ryan :

This is one of my favorite Donald Duck shorts. A bee wants to listen to classical music on Donald's radio, but Donald later comes out into his backyard and turns it to a baseball game. It can be funny seeing the bee's reactions toward the interruptions made by Donald. I find the scene at the end where Donald is trapped in his shower to be funny, but I also feel sorry for Donald at the same time. Aside from the comedy of this short, this short has wonderful background art.

From Dino Cencia :

A great Donald Duck cartoon. Donald wants to hear the baseball game on the radio, but the bee wants to hear music. My favorite part is when Donald was playing baseball in his backyard and as he coming on to home plate and he slides, the bee stung him and he was out and the game is over and so the bee tells him to go to the shower. The bee locks him in and Donald can't out and I feel sorry for Donald trapped in the shower. I hope somebody comes over his house and lets him out.

From Baruch Weiss :

I loved this cartoon because of the music, but I felt bad for poor Donald when he got locked in the shower!

From Mike :

This is Donald's funniest cartoon. The cartoons with him & Spike the bee are always hilarious. I like the scene when he sets out the fake radio with the dynamite in it, and when Spike plays the umpire role. True genius.