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Premiere Date: February 3, 1945

Running Time:
71 Minutes

Rated: G

SEGMENTS

"The Cold-Blooded Penguin": Pablo Penguin flees
the cold for a tropical isle and then misses the winter.

"The Flying Gauchito": about a racing donkey with wings.

"Baia": Donald Duck and Jose Carioca
go to Baia, Brazil, and dance the samba.

"La Pinata": Donald learns of Las Posadas, the children's
procession before Christmas, and find friendly shelter and
the breaking of the pinata.

CAST

CHARACTER

VOICE TALENT

 Donald Duck

 Clarence Nash

 Jose Carioca

 Jose Oliveria

 Panchito

 Joaquin Garay

 Cookie Girl

 Aurora Miranda

Sterling Holloway

 Frank Graham

 Fred Shields

 Nester Amaral

 Almirante

 Trio Calaveras

  Carmen Molina and Dora Luz

 Ascencio Del Rio Trio and Padava Hills Players

CREW

Live Action Sequences

PHOTOGRAPHED BY

Ray Rennahan A.S.C.

ART DIRECTION

Richard F. Irvine

CHOREOGRAPHY

Billy Daniels, Aloysio Oliveira

TECHNICOLOR
COLOR DIRECTION

Natalie Kalmus

 ASSOCIATE

Morgan Padelford

 COLOR CONSULTANT

Phil Dike

 PROCESS EFFECTS

Ub Iwerks

 PROCESS TECHNICIAN

Richard Jones

 TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Gail Papineau

 FILM EDITOR

Don Halliday

 SOUND RECORDING

C.O. Slyfield

 PRODUCTION MANAGER

Dan Keefe

 DIRECTOR

Harold Young

Distributed by R.K.O. Radio Pictures, Inc.

 "Mexico"

Sung by Carlos Ramirez

Charles Wolcott

 "The Three Caballeros"

Manuel Esperon

 "Baia"

 "Os Quindins De Yaya"

Amy Barroso

 "You Belong To My Heart"

Agustin Lara

 SUPERVISION

John Cutting

ASSOCIATES

Gilberto Souto
Aloysio Oliveira
Sidney Field
Edmundo Santos

ASSISTANT PRODUCTION
SUPERVISION

Larry Lansburgh 

ANIMATION

Ward Kimball
Fred Moore
Eric Larson
John Lounsbery
Les Clark
Milton Kahl
Hal King
Bill Justice
Franklin Thomas
Ollie Johnston
Harvey Toombs
Milt Neil
Bob Carlson
Marvin Woodward
John Sibley
Don Patterson

 SPECIAL EFFECTS ANIMATION

Josh Meador
George Rowley
Edwin Aardal
John McManus

LAYOUT

Donald Da Gradi
Yale Gracey
Hugh Hennesy
Herbert Ryman
McLaren Stewart
John Hench
Charles Philippi

 BACKGROUNDS

Albert Dempster
Art Riley
Ray Huffine
Don Douglass
Claude Coats

 STORY

Homer Brightman
Ernest Terrazas
Ted Sears
Bill Peed
Ralph Wright
Elmer Plummer
Roy Williams
William Cottrell
Del Connell
James Bodrero

 MUSIC DIRECTION

Charles Wolcott
Paul J. Smith
Edward Plumb

 LYRICS

Ray Gilbert

 ART SUPERVISION

Mary Blair
Kenneth Anderson
Robert Cormack

 SEQUENCE DIRECTION

Clyde Geronimi
Jack Kinney
Bill Roberts

 PRODUCTION SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION

 Norman Ferguson

CAST OF CHARACTERS

Donald Duck, Jose Carioca, Panchito, Pablo Penguin, Aracuan Bird, the Cookie Girl, the flying donkey (no name given).

SONGS

"Mexico", "You Belong to My Heart", "Baia",
"The Three Caballeros", "Os Quindins De Yaya"

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FAN SITE LINKS

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SPIN-OFFS

"Creative Film Adventures, No. 1":
extracts of the film were shown in this educational film.

 "Panchito's" :
gift shop at the Coronado Springs Resort
at Walt Disney World.

"Feliz Navidad":
16mm film in October 1974, Christmas in Mexico.

TRIVIA

The world premiere was in Mexico City on December 21, 1944; released in the United States on February 3, 1945.

Rereleased into theaters in an abridged version in 1977.
Released on video in 1982 and 1997.

This was the first Walt Disney attended to combine animation and live-action actors since the 1920's "Alice Comedies".

The motion picture was nominated for two Academy Awards - Best Sound (C. O. Slyfield) and Best Scoring of a Muscial Picture (Edward H. Plumb, Paul J. Smith, and Charles Wolcott.)

GALLERY

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