Director: Jack Hannah
Release Date: October 13, 1950
Stars: Donald Duck, the bee
This short contains some good gags, but because both characters behave very unsympathetically, it is not too enjoyable. The bee, for instance, deliberately feeds Donald to a shoal of hungry sharks, which our poor hero can hardly escape. Even worse, the cartoon ends with Donald swimming into the horizon, with the sharks following after.
The sharks’ design go all the way back to ‘Peculiar Penguins‘ (1934).
Watch ‘Bee at the Beach’ yourself and tell me what you think:
This is Donald Duck cartoon No. 87
To the previous Donald Duck cartoon: Hook, Lion and Sinker
To the next Donald Duck cartoon: Out on a Limb