Donald Duck

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Donald Duck is a world famous American cartoon character from the Walt Disney Company. He is a white anthropomorphic duck who usually wears a marine outfit. His main character trait is his loss of temper and his unluckiness. Donald Duck is one of the most popular cartoon characters in the world, especially in Europe.


In the film 200 Motels (1971) during Cal Schenkel's animation sequence for Dental Hygiene Dilemma and Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? Donald Duck makes three cameo appearances. At the start of the cartoon he walks into a dentists' office where he starts a lecture about dental hygiene. Later Jeff Simmons' head transforms into Donald's head and at the end of the cartoon we see Donald swallowing the entire cartoon and grinning in delight.

On the covers of Cruising With Ruben & The Jets, Just Another Band From L.A. and Ahead Of Their Time Zappa and his band members are depicted with dog noses. Illustrator Cal Schenkel did this as a tribute to the dog characters in Carl Barks' comic strips about Donald Duck.