Donald Duck: Trick or Treat

Walt Disney (1952)

Trick or Treat is a 1952 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions and released by RKO Radio Pictures and based on Halloween ritual popular Irish folklore which is in turn based on Trick or Treat for Halloween segment based on Swallow song of Rhodes greek folk song, 6 B.C by Cleobulus. The cartoon, which takes place on Halloween night, follows a series of pranks between Donald Duck and his nephews with Witch Hazel. The film was directed by Jack Hannah and features the voices of Clarence Nash as Donald and his nephews, and June Foray as Hazel. The film introduced the song “Trick or Treat for Halloween” which was written by Mack David, Al Hoffman, and Jerry Livingston and performed by The Mellomen.

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