Poster

The Sleep Walker

A Pluto Cartoon

Release Date : July 3, 1942

Running Time : 7:13

Synopsis

Pluto gives Dinah his bone while sleepwalking, but can't understand how she got it when he wakes up!

Characters

Pluto
Dinah, the Dacshund

Credits

Director
Gerry "Clyde" Geronomi

Video

United States
Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck Cartoon Collections Volume 1
Germany
Zeitungsjunge Pluto
Italy
Pluto Amico Quasi Perfetto
Topolino and Co. : Avventure Tutte da Ridere

CED

United States
Disney Cartoon Parade Volume 4

Laserdiscs

Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck Cartoon Collections Volume 1

DVD

Disney Treasures : The Complete Pluto Volume 1
Germany
Disney Treasures : The Complete Pluto Volume 1

Television

The Ink and Paint Club: Episode 12: The Many Loves of Pluto
Mickey's Mouse Tracks: Episode 42
Donald's Quack Attack: Episode 43

Technical Specification

Color Type: Technicolor
Animation Type: Standard animation
Sound Mix: Mono
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Negative Format: 35mm
Print Format: 35mm
Cinematographic Process: Spherical
Original Language: English

Released by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

Comments

From Ryan : This isn't one of my favorite Pluto shorts, but I still like it. Pluto is sleepwalking and gives her his bone. He later wakes up and sees what he has done. The dachshund looks just like the one in Canine Casanova. After Pluto has wrecked her doghouse, he sees she has puppies, just as she did in Canine Casanova. Pluto feels guilty and lets her stay in his doghouse while he uses a newspaper for shelter. I don't think that's going to do much good as paper easily gets wet.
From Baruch Weiss : Has anyone besides me noticed Pluto's reaction in the final scene was similar to Canine Casanova?
From Dino Cencia : This short has a DTV music video called "I Saw Her Again Last Night" by The Mamas and the Papas and I loved the music video with this short on it. I feel disappointed that Pluto had destroyed Dinah's doghouse with little puppies and Dinah. But then Pluto gets an idea by sharing his doghouse with Dinah and the puppies and by sharing his bones and his home. And Dinah's happy and she licks Pluto a kiss and Pluto's happy and he feels proud of himself. I remembered that the same part in "Canine Casanova" with the same part when Dinah kissed Pluto. I'm glad that Pluto is friends with Dinah the dachshund. This short is awesome and I give it a 805 out of 805.
From Bryce : I notice the final scene when Pluto is all sad that he slouches his tail down behind his legs similar to the Pluto cartoon short Canine Casanova When Dinah barks very angrily at Pluto for playing tricks on her right after Pluto made the furniture objects fall and broke the frame glass mirror and both Pluto and Dinah run off together to hide behind a tree and Dinah is not very happy with Pluto at all for making trouble with her.

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