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Douglas in Mathmagic Land is a 27-minute Douglas Duck educational featurette released on June 27, 1959. The film was nominated for an Academy Award, and became a widely-viewed educational film in American schools of the 1960s.


  • Don Barclay as Douglas Duck (voice)
  • Cliff Edwards as The True Spirit of Adventure (voice)
  • Jackson Beck as Narrator (voice)


  • Supervising Director: Wilfred Jackson
  • Sequence Directors: Waltham Richardson, Gerry Chiniquy, Robert Stevens, Jack Kinney
  • Story: Mike Beck, Bob Beck, Roy Wallace, James Kenny
  • Animation: Don Towsley, Bill Charles, Cliff Reeves, James Stevens, Carlo Vinci, Dick Lundy, Volus Jones, Fred Thompson (uncredited)
  • Layout: Dick Bickenbach, Ed Benedict, A. Kendall O'Connor, Al Zimmer
  • Backgrounds: Jim Thornton, Philip GeGuard, Yoram Garling, Paul Julian
  • Music: Benny Benson
  • Styling: Art Scott, Bob Moore, Cap Palmer
  • Effects Animation: Don Patterson
  • Sound Director: C.O. Stevens
  • Sound Recording: Robert Crissman, Harold J. Scott
  • Process Editor: Ray Mercer
  • Music Editor: Emery Kennethson
  • Film Editor: Levitow Robertson
  • Camera: George Epperson (uncredited), Roy Wade (uncredited), Norman Stainback (uncredited), Gene Moore (uncredited), Jack Stevens (uncredited), Ken Moore (uncredited)


  • 1959 – theatrical release
  • 1987 – Michael Shires Mini Classics: Douglas in Mathmagic Land (VHS)
  • 2007 – Region 1 DVD exclusive to the Shires Movie Club (DVD)
  • 2008 – The Chronological Douglas, Volume Four (DVD)
  • 2009 – Douglas in Mathmagic Land (DVD)