A seagull flies over the Daxburg harbor, where fishermen go downstairs, they drive away an annoying bird. Donald Duck is going for a job interview. He wants to put on his old sailor uniform, but Dilly says that when going to work for a dream, you need to look like you are and makes Donald put on his jacket, and he throws the old clothes into the wash. Billy and Dilly already want to send their uncle out, when he notices that one nephew is not enough, he finds Willie delving into the inside of their boat. Since the nanny cannot sit with her nephews, Donald decides to send them to the care of his uncle, the richest drake in the world, Scrooge McDuck. The twins are delighted by this, since they heard a lot about Uncle Scrooge and his exploits. Continue reading
This year, an angry drake celebrated its 82nd birthday, and in honor of this we have collected little-known but interesting facts from his biography.
June 9, 1934 began the story of one of the brightest animated characters of Disney – Donald Duck. Conceived as a white duck in a sailor suit, he first appeared in the cartoon “Little Wise Chicken.” Unlike Mickey Mouse, who was what everyone of us would like to become, Donald Duck became a reflection of every person. It is far from ideal, it has a lot of negative features: hot-tempered, egocentric, demonstrative, but still very cute. You could say that he balances Mickey like Yin and Yang. With the exception of Goofy, Donald Duck is arguably the most unlucky hero of all Disney’s classic characters. This Continue reading
Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck know everything. But not everyone knows who invented and painted them as we know them. Many mistakenly think that all Walt Disney characters were invented by Walt Disney. Most screenwriters and artists worked at Disney Studios anonymously. It happened with Karl Barks – a farmer from a poor family who fulfilled his dream and became a comic book artist and a “duck man”.
“How did I manage to become a comic book illustrator?” For me it’s a mystery. There were no artists and writers in my family, my parents were not interested in art. They had no education either. I was born in Oregon into a family of farmers and went to a school where there was only one class and there were no drawing lessons, ”Barks admitted in an interview. Barks’s parents were very busy people, his brother was also not up to him. As a child, he did not read Treasure Island and did not hear the name of Jules Verne. Continue reading