The solution appeared in the form of the animated series of Silly Symphonies from Walt. Donald first appeared in The Wise Chicken on June 9, 1934, although he is mentioned in the 1931 Disney Storybook. In the cartoon, Donald and his friend, Peter Pig, go to the titular little Chicken, to her corn. The appearance of Donald in the cartoon, created by animators Art Babbit and Dick Humer, looks like his modern look; the feather and the color of the beak are the same, as are the blue Major Jersey and the hat, but his features are more elongated, his body is crowded, and his legs are larger. His iconic voice is voiced by Clarence Nash. It is noteworthy that speech in which the voices of the characters are based on their respective animals is used for each character, and not as a trait that belongs exclusively to Donald. Donald’s personality is also not developed; in short, he simply plays the part of a worthless friend from the original story.
Bert Gillett, director of The Wise Chicken, directed Donald into Mickey Mouse’s cartoon, The Orphan’s Guide, August Continue reading
Donald Fontleroy Duck
Other names (nicknames)
Nephew (called his uncle Scrooge)
Donny (called Gladstone Gander and other relatives)
Brother (called Sister Della)
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Why the prosecutor’s office, the court and the Justice Ministry recorded the Disney character in the Nazis: Society: Russia
Why the prosecutor’s office, the court and the Justice Ministry recorded the Disney character in the Nazis
Last week, a court in the city of Seversk in the Tomsk Region fined two young people three thousand rubles each for distributing extremist materials. According to the press service of the regional prosecutor’s office, the case was opened after the local FSB officers found on their pages on the social network the musical compositions of the right-wing radical group “KhorSS”, as well as … one series of the Disney cartoon about the adventures of the duckling Donald Duck.
The reason, it would seem, lies on the surface: the cartoon continually sounds a Nazi salute, demonstrates the swastika and portraits of Adolf Hitler (albeit caricatured). The absurdity of the Continue reading