Two Weeks Vacation
Studio: Disney Release Date : October 31, 1952 Series: Goofy Cartoon
Cumulative rating:
(1 rating submitted)

Synopsis

Goofy takes a well-deserved vacation from work, and comes back more exhausted than when he left !

Characters

Goofy
(Voice: Van DeBar 'Pinto' Colvig)

Credits

Director

Jack Kinney

Animator

George Nicholas
Hugh Fraser
Edwin "Ed" Aardal
John Sibley

Story

Al Bertino

Music

Oliver Wallace

Backgrounds

Art Riley

Layout

Al Zinnen

Effects Animation

Dan MacManus

Narration

Alan Reed

Producer

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney


Distributor(s)

RKO Radio Pictures

Reused Animation Used in:

Holiday for Henpecked Husbands
Aquamania (Goofy stopping his car)

VHS

United States

Happy Summer Days
Cartoon Classics : First Series : Volume 8 : Sport Goofy's Vacation

Germany

Micky und Company

France

Sport Goofy Joue et Gagne
Mickey et Compagnie

Italy

Le Vacanze Di Pippo

Laserdisc (CAV)

Japan

Sport Goofy's Vacation

Laserdisc (CLV)

United States

Happy Summer Days / Fun on the Job! / The Goofy World of Sports

Japan

Mickey and Company
This is Your Life Donald Duck
Sport Goofy's Vacation
Disney Cartoon Festival 7

DVD

United States

The Complete Goofy
Extreme Adventure Fun

Germany

Disney Treasures : Wave 2 : The Complete Goofy
Abenteur Spass Superstars

United Kingdom

Disney Treasures : Wave 2 : The Complete Goofy

Sweden

Disney Treasures : Wave 2 : The Complete Goofy

Canada

Classic Cartoon Favorites : Volume 7 : Extreme Adventure Fun

Technical Specifications

Running Time: 6:23
MPAA No.: 13558
Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English
Original Country: United States

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From Ryan :

This is one of my favorite Goofy cartoons. While seeing Goofy have problems with the car and finding a vacant motel can make a person feel sorry for him, it can also be quite humorous. For example, when Goofy stops by the front of a house (which is actually a shack), he walks in and lies down to sleep, a train comes by and Goofy rumbles out of the shack. A continuious gag in this short is when a trailer causes several problems for Goofy such as when one of the travelers throws a milk bottle onto the road and Goofy gets a flat tire.

From Michelle I. :

Two Weeks Vacation is one of my all-time favorite Disney shorts. Goofy sets out on the open road alone, and encounters one problem in his travels after another. In his search for a vacancy, he decides to spend the night in what appears to be a quaint cottage but is in fact a dilapidated shack, racked by night with the nearby passing of trains which seem to come straight at him. Add to that the cute but annoying trailer that always seems to be in his way, but turns out to trail behind a a car without a driver, and there are a few slightly creepy elements to the cartoon. But I think that's what I like best about it!

From Baruch Weiss :

This is one of my favorite Goofy cartoons as well. Some of my favorite parts are the lines "So long slaves" and "Ta Ta Trailer" and the ending where he ends up satisfied in jail!

From Kristen :

My family always loved this episode...especially as he is driving past all of the hotels saying: "No Vacancy , No Vacancy." It is one of the best episodes by far.

From Al Galen :

I saw this short in the 1992 Cartoon Classics video "Happy Summer Days" along with Father's Lion. The "No vacancy" signs were everywhere during the short. If you enjoy this Goofy cartoon, watch "A Goofy Movie". He and his son Max went on a summer vacation in this animated film. It is based on the 1990s television series "Goof Troop".