About the film
Release Date: August 24, 1942
|Slogan||:||«Walt Disney goes South American in his gayest musical Technicolor feature»|
|Genres||:||Family, Animation, Adventure|
|Production Companies||:||RKO Radio Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Productions|
|Director||:||William Roberts, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Norman Ferguson|
|Writers||:||Ted Sears, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Homer Brightman, Harry Reeves, Joe Grant, Dick Huemer, Roy Williams, Ralph Wright|
Live-action segments show members of the Disney staff touring South America and recording their impressions in sketches. These segue into four animated sections: "Lake Titicaca" depicts tourist Donald Duck's troubles with a stubborn llama; and in "Aquarela do Brasil," Jose Carioca shows Donald the sights and sound of Rio de Janeiro.