Behind the Bells

“One hundred gold pieces, and not a penny more!”

Burny not only gathered his best crew, he assigned people to whichever character they wanted. So why did Disney not want them to hire back the original voice of Donald Duck?

Learn about how characters from Pinocchio and Sword in the Stone were replaced, how they almost made the short into feature length and how the short (and it’s movie’s it related with) got competition from…The Smurfs.



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Author: Robert Nicholas

Mickey’s Christmas Carol Part 2: Team of Animators, Getting Donald Back, Beating the Smurfs and TV Airings

Behind the Bells

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