Three for Breakfast

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Three for Breakfast
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Jack Hannah
Produced by Walt Disney
Story byNick George
Starring Clarence Nash
James MacDonald
Dessie Flynn
Music by Oliver Wallace
Animation byBob Carlson
Volus Jones
Bill Justice
Dan MacManus
Layouts by Yale Gracey
Backgrounds byThelma Witmer
Color process Technicolor
Production
company
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • November 5, 1948 (1948-11-05)
(USA)
Running time
7 minutes, 4 seconds [1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Three for Breakfast is a 1948 American animated short film directed by Jack Hannah. Part of the Donald Duck film series, the film was produced in Technicolor by Walt Disney Productions and released to theaters by RKO Radio Pictures on November 5, 1948. [2]

Contents

The cartoon stars Donald Duck cooking himself a pancake breakfast at home. Donald is confounded by two chipmunks living in his stovepipe, Chip and Dale, who eventually succeed in stealing Donald's pancakes. Clarence Nash stars as Donald while James MacDonald and Dessie Flynn voice Chip and Dale, respectively. The film includes original music by Oliver Wallace.

Plot

Donald Duck is cooking pancakes in his kitchen, singing "Shortnin' Bread," when two chipmunks, Chip and Dale, get wind of the smell wafting through their home in the stovepipe. Chip and Dale attempt to steal Donald's pancakes; [3] Donald devises various ways to rid himself of the unwanted guests, including slipping Chip and Dale a pancake made of rubber cement instead, [1] but Chip and Dale eventually make off with all the pancakes, much to Donald's chagrin. The cartoon ends with Donald jammed in the stovepipe and Dale imitating him as the chipmunks celebrate their victory. [3]

Voice cast

Releases

Home media

The short was released on December 11, 2007 on Walt Disney Treasures: The Chronological Donald, Volume Three: 1947-1950 . [4]

Additional releases include:

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References

  1. 1 2 "Three for Breakfast". disneyshorts.org.
  2. Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 74–76. ISBN   0-8160-3831-7 . Retrieved 6 June 2020.
  3. 1 2 TC Raymond (5 November 1948). "Three for Breakfast (1948)". IMDb.
  4. "The Chronological Donald Volume 3 DVD Review". DVD Dizzy. Retrieved 13 February 2021.