Bee at the Beach
Studio: Disney Release Date : October 13, 1950 Series: Donald Duck
  1. General Info

Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Synopsis

Donald and Spike fight over limited space at the beach.

Characters

Donald Duck
(Voice: Clarence "Ducky" Nash)

Credits

Director

Jack Hannah

Animator

William "Bill" Justice
Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.
Judge Whitaker
Volus Jones

Story

Nick George
Bill Berg

Music

Joseph S. Dubin

Backgrounds

Ralph Hulett

Layout

Yale Gracey

Effects Animation

Jack Boyd

Producer

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney

Included in:

This is Your Life, Donald Duck

Television

Mickey Mouse Tracks (Season 1, Episode 10)
Donald's Quack Attack (Season 1, Episode 35)

Video Information

VHS

Germany

Donald Präsentiert

France

Donald Vedette de Television

Italy

Paperino Superstar
La Storia de Paperino

Laserdisc (CAV)

Japan

Donald Duck : A Star is Born

Laserdisc (CLV)

Japan

This is Your Life Donald Duck
Starring Donald

DVD

United States

The Chronological Donald: Volume 3: 1947-1950
Starring Donald

Germany

Alle Lieben Donald
Disney Treasures : Wave 7 : The Chronological Donald Volume 3

France

Tout le Monde aime Donald

Italy

Il Mio Eroe Paperino

United Kingdom

Everybody Loves Donald

Sweden

Alla Alskar Kalle

Canada

Classic Cartoon Favorites : Volume 2 : Starring Donald

Technical Specifications

MPAA No.: 13723
Running time: 6:32
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

Reviews and Comments

From Ryan :

Although parts of this short can be funny, I don't care for the ending where Donald is stranded in the ocean being passed around by the sharks and the bee is watching this and laughing at him.

From Isidro :

While the animation of this short is top notch and it has gorgeous backgrounds, the story just won't do it for me. The ending, with Donald desperately trying to survive the sharks is too sadistic for my liking, and I can't see why the Disney storytellers considered it funny.

From Bryan Hensley :

This short is in volume 2 of Disney's Classic Cartoon Favorites collection (which starred Donald). But for some strange reason, this short was cut in places on this disc! Not only was it unrestored at the time, but they took out most of the opening credits, as well as most of Donald's theme song. It never shows how Donald and Spike the bee got to the beach in the first place. It started with Donald pounding his chest and he shouted "Whoopee!" When the short ended, there were no end credits at all! It's a good thing most of the toons in all 5 hour-long disc collections from Disney were uncut; this one is an exception! But this is still an enjoyable short to me. Don't go too far out into the ocean, or sharks will try to eat you! Just like what happened to Donald and his "super duper raft". If Disney plans to put this short in another classic shorts collection, such as Disney's Animation Collection, I hope it's an uncut version! I hope you enjoy this short, whether it's been cut on home video or not!

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History

11/25/2011

  • Screenshots added by eutychus

8/17/2012

  • Poster added by eutychus

8/23/2012

  • Tech specs added by eutychus

8/24/2012

  • Credits added by eutychus
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9/12/2012

  • Home video info added by eutychus

8/1/2013

  • Television info added by eutychus

8/2/2013

  • Television info added by eutychus

11/29/2013

  • Home video info added by eutychus

6/14/2017

  • Credits added by kintutoons32

4/28/2018

    Sources

    Jack Hannah: Director
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    William "Bill" Justice: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Judge Whitaker: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Volus Jones: Animator
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Jack Boyd: Effects Animation
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Nick George: Story
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Bill Berg: Story
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Yale Gracey: Layout
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Ralph Hulett: Backgrounds
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Joseph S. Dubin: Music
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)

    Walter Elias "Walt" Disney: Producer
    • Verified by onscreen credits (not always reliable)