Donald Duck Day 2022: It was June 9, 1934, when the most loved cartoon character, Donald Duck, made its maiden theatrical appearance in Walt Disney’s The Wise Little Hen.
The Wise Little Hen plot had the Hen seeking assistance to plant her corn in winter. However, Peter Pig and Donald Duck used to make excuses to avoid the labor. The cartoon was based on an American fable called The Little Red Hen. The story talked about the importance of hard work.
Donald Duck made his first appearance in a 7-minutes long tale in his trademark sailor shirt, cap, bow, and tie. The fans were delighted to see Donald Duck as his characteristic, quirky tone, irascible yet adorable, mischievous, bragging demeanor used to attract the audience.
Donald Duck was a hit and no doubt he won the hearts of many. Since then, the character featured in several (150) theatrical films. Donald Duck was featured in a lot of movies, more than any other Disney characters.
Also, Donald Duck is the most published comic book character in the world apart from the superhero genre.
Did you know Donald Duck has a middle name?
Yes, the character had a middle name. As per the report, Disney had shared a picture on Instagram and wrote: “Did you know Donald Duck has a middle name? It’s “Fauntleroy"! Here’s Donald Fauntleroy Duck visiting Walter Elias Disney’s office."
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