The story was only eighteen pages long and crude by later standards, but it is credited as the first to feature Donald in an adventuring rather than a comedic role.
The debut story featured Donald receiving the ownership papers of Villa Rosa, an abandoned villa outside of Duckburg whose owner had disappeared decades ago.
This is also the second to last regular Disney theatrical cartoon to feature Donald Duck in a starring role.
One of the scenes of the former Mickey Mouse Revue features Donald, Jose and Panchito in the show, performing the movie's theme song.
Beautiful World featured Donald on lead vocals on two tracks; "Beautiful World" and "Mancunian Way".
The Dognapper was Donald's third film and was the first adventure story to feature both Mickey and Donald.
This attraction features Goofy as a stuntman, Minnie as a magician, Daisy as a fortune-teller, and Donald as a snake-charmer.
The eighteen-page story, written by Federico Pedrocchi, is the first to feature Donald as an adventurer rather than simply a comedic character.
And last week, Nokia, together with AT&T and Disney, began selling face plates featuring Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Donald.
Polar Trappers, first released on June 17, 1938, was the first film to feature Goofy and Donald as a duo.