Saludos Amigos (1943 film)
Saludos Amigos (Spanish for "Greetings, Friends") is a 1942 American live-action animated package film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures. It is the sixth Disney animated feature film and the first of the six package films produced by Walt Disney Productions in the 1940s. Set in Latin America, it is made up of four different segments; Donald Duck stars in two of them and Goofy stars in one. It also features the first appearance of José Carioca, the Brazilian cigar-smoking parrot. Saludos Amigos premiered in Rio de Janeiro on August 24, 1942. It was released in the United States on February 6, 1943. At 42 minutes, it is Disney's shortest animated feature to date.
- [first lines]
- Narrator: Here's an unusual expedition: artists, musicians and writers setting out for a trip through Latin America to find new personalities, music and dances for their cartoon films. So, adios, Hollywood, and saludos, amigos.
- Lee Blair – Himself
- Mary Blair – Herself
- Pinto Colvig – Goofy
- Walt Disney – Himself
- Norman Ferguson – Himself
- Frank Graham – Himself
- Clarence Nash – Donald Duck (also dubbed the Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian versions)
- José Oliveira – José Carioca (also dubbed the Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian versions; also narrated the Italian version)
- Fred Shields – Narrator
- Frank Thomas – Himself
- Stuart Buchanan – Flight attendant