Early to Bed(Movie, 1941)

| 8min | Genre: Animation
Early to BedRating: 3.2/5 (with 1616 votes)
Early to Bed is a 1941 Donald Duck animated short film that was released on July 11, 1941, by RKO Radio Pictures. The film was colored by Technicolor, produced by Walt Disney Productions, and directed by Jack King. The cartoon tells the story of Donald, who is trying to sleep, despite the annoyingly loud ticking of the clock keeping him awake. This short film not only portrays Donald as a human but also emphasises on a well known proverb, - "Early to bed". ()
Movie poster of Early to Bed

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About Early to Bed

Donald has to get up early, but everything seems to be working to keep him awake. His loudly ticking alarm clock resists several attempts to quiet it. Donald ultimately swallows it; the glow-in-the-dark dial can be seen through his feathers. Then his folding bed folds up on him. Springs start popping out of it; Donald builds an elaborate framework to hold it down. Finally, enough of the clock reassembles itself to sound the alarm and night is over.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 9 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Italian (IT), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/10/1941
Appearing Characters: Donald Duck
Director: Jack King
Producer: Walt Disney
Screenwriter: Carl Barks, Jack Hannah
Composer: Oliver Wallace
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Problemas de sueño"
"Sogni d'oro Paperino"
"Sogni d'oro, Paperino"
"Donald Duck: Early to Bed"
Keywords: donald duck

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:260294, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/08/2021