Aquamania
Studio: Disney Release Date : February 20, 1961 Series: Goofy Cartoon
Cumulative rating:
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Synopsis

Goofy gets the boating bug, but doesn't expect to be in a water skiing race with an octopus.

Characters

Goofy
(Voice: Van DeBar 'Pinto' Colvig)

Credits

Note: "Unverified" credits may not be correct and should be taken with a grain of salt.

Director

Wolfgang "Woolie" Reitherman

Animator

John Lounsbery
John Sibley
Art Stevens
Dick Lucas

Story

Vance Gerry
Ralph Wright

Music

Buddy Baker

Backgrounds

Ralph Hulett

Voices

Kevin Corcoran (unverified)

Layout

Basil Davidovich
Dale Barnhart

Effects Animation

Dan MacManus

Producer

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney


Distributor(s)

Buena Vista Distribution

Clips Used In:

Buyer Be Wise

Contains Reused Animation from:

Motor Mania
Get Rich Quick
Father's Lion (Goofy and son in car)
For Whom the Bulls Toil (Crowd cheering)
They're Off (Photographers)
Two Weeks Vacation (Goofy stopping his car)

Included in:

A Square Peg in a Round Hole

Television

Mickey Mouse Tracks (Season 1, Episode 14)
Donald's Quack Attack (Season 1, Episode 26)

VHS

United States

The Goofy World of Sports
Cartoon Classics : First Series : Volume 8 : Sport Goofy's Vacation

Germany

Goofys Lustige Sportschau

France

Donald et Dingo allias Goofy Champions Olympiques
La Collection en Or des Studios Disney Volume 3

Italy

Pippo Olimpionico

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Happy Summer Days / Fun on the Job! / The Goofy World of Sports

Japan

Disney's Cartoon Jubilee
Disney Cartoon Festival 7

DVD

United States

The Complete Goofy
Walt Disney's Funny Factory with Goofy

Germany

Disney Treasures : Wave 2 : The Complete Goofy
Sports Spass Superstars

United Kingdom

Disney Treasures : Wave 2 : The Complete Goofy

Sweden

Disney Treasures : Wave 2 : The Complete Goofy

Canada

Walt Disney's Funny Factory with Goofy

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 8:29
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 Jane Kepros :

As a child in the late 1980s, my aunt video taped several episodes of Wonderful World of Disney for me and my siblings. The episodes she sent us were all of animated shorts. Most of them were special holiday episodes with themes, i.e. love themes for Valentine's day or the mothering clips for Mother's Day. This was one of my favorite shorts to watch. I also loved the litterbug one. At some point over the years we lost the tape, and now I am looking to get back copies of some of those old shorts I loved.

From Ryan :

Goofy hasn't seem to have starred in any cartoons since 1953 before this cartoon. While I really don't find this cartoon all that great, it is still watchable. While watching this cartoon, viewers may notice that the foreground objects, drawn on cels, do not seem as nicely done as they were in the past. By this time, a new process for transferring drawings to cels had been developed. It was called Xeroxing ( which began at the Disney studio with the feature film "101 Dalmatians"). I feel that this makes the drawings look so poorly animated, but seeing as the major animation studios' budgets were beginning to shrink, they had to come up with cheaper methods. This cartoon would be Goofy's last "normal" cartoon as he would later star in educational shorts.

From Steve Segal :

I believe this is the first cartoon to use the Xerox process developed by Ub Iwerks.

From Baruch Weiss :

In this short Goofy goes "Aquamania" and takes his son boating. I enjoyed the scene where he has a run in with an octopus.

From Trae Robinson :

Goofy has to be my favorite Disney character. I wonder why in this cartoon Goofy went by the name of "Mr. X." This is the last cartoon to feature Goofy Junior. In "Goof Troop," Goofy won't have a wife and his son, Max will look like him a little.