Tea for Two Hundred
Studio: Disney Release Date : December 24, 1948 Series: Donald Duck
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Synopsis

Donald is picnicking outdoors when he decides to have some fun with a line of ants. Big mistake as the ants decide to take revenge and go after his picnic.

Characters

Donald Duck
(Voice: Clarence "Ducky" Nash)

Credits

Director

Jack Hannah

Animator

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

Story

Nick George
Bill Berg

Music

Oliver Wallace

Backgrounds

Thelma Witmer

Layout

Yale Gracey

Producer

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney

Awards

Nominated for the Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Short Subject

Cut Scenes

  • A stereotypical black ant has been edited out of this short.

Television

Mickey Mouse Tracks (Season 1, Episode 18)
Donald's Quack Attack (Season 1, Episode 62)

Video Information

VHS

United States

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

Germany

Winnie Puuh und Donald auf Heißer Fährte

Italy

Cartoon Classics : Limited Gold Editions II : Paperino e le Api
Troppo Vento Per Winnie Puh
Video Parade 4

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Happy Summer Days / Fun on the Job! / The Goofy World of Sports
Cartoon Classics : Limited Gold Editions II : Donald's Bee Pictures
Cartoon Classics : Sport Goofy

Japan

Disney Cartoon Festival Volume 4
This is Your Life Donald Duck
Mickey's Jungle Trouble

DVD

United States

The Chronological Donald: Volume 3: 1947-1950

Germany

Donalds Spassfabrik
Disney Treasures : Wave 7 : The Chronological Donald Volume 3

France

Walt Disney's Rigolons avec Donald

United Kingdom

Walt Disney's Laugh Factory with Donald

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 13267
Running time: 6:44
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

Reviews and Comments

From Michelle I. :

Not my absolute favorite Donald cartoon, but an undeniably good one: you've got to love how the ants speak and move the duck's picnic supplies, especially when he stacks up tons of them on the one poor ant. At last, though, they all carry the sleeping duck off.

From Justin :

Tea for Two Hundred is about Donald on a camping trip. Just as he's about to eat, he notices an army of ants marching by him. He notices one of them carrying a bean or seed, and decides to test the ant's strength by adding more than what he's carrying. The ant collapses with his pride hurt, but goes back to his colony knowing that the duck has some tasty treats for him and his colleagues! So they get revenge after what Donald did to that one ant and throw him off a cliff!

This is definitely one of Donald Duck's best cartoons. There's a good story, funny jokes, good voice acting (Clarence Nash did Donald and Pinto Colvig did the ants.), and the best part of all-the ants! I noticed that each ant in that cartoon seems to have its own unique movement while marching and their native tongue is really a lot of fun to listen to.


From Dino Cencia :

My favorite part is when the ants threw Donald into the lake and does his angry quacking. lol! And it's funny like when the ants and Donald are football and blocking the other side to get to their home with the food. Also another funny part is when Donald tried to grab his food out of the ants home and the ants pulled off Donald's sailor suit and he's naked! And he puts on a barrel for clothes. I loved this Donald short. I give it 200 out of 200 because of the name of the short. Get it? It's a joke!

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History

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    Sources

    Jack Hannah: Director
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Judge Whitaker: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Volus Jones: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    William "Bill" Justice: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Nick George: Story
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    Bill Berg: Story
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Oliver Wallace: Music
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Yale Gracey: Layout
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Thelma Witmer: Backgrounds
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Walter Elias "Walt" Disney: Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)