Paperuccia Anatroni

Scrooge gets a smooch from Paperuccia

Love amongst the flowersJohn!  Marsha!  Or something like that! ;-)Paperuccia Anatroni appeared in the Italian magazine Topolino, N21220 (30 July 1996), in a story called "Zio Paperone e i sogni nel cassetto."  (This translates roughly to "Uncle Scrooge and the Dreams in the Drawer.")   The story is by Rodolfo Cimino and the art is by Giorgio Cavazzano.

Once Scrooge saved a man from being killed by a tiger, and his reward was a magic drawer.  By turning the crank on the drawer, he could see his own past.

Donald, Huey, Dewey and Louie were helping Scrooge clean his attic when Scrooge fainted after seeing that a certain old drawer had been thrown away.   "I don't understand.  I thought he wanted to get rid of this old stuff," Donald said in confusion. 

Stay away from him!Donald recovered the drawer, and later he, Huey, Dewey, Louie and Scrooge's butler spied on Scrooge in the attic.  They learned that Scrooge had once been in love with an elegant blonde duck named Paperuccia Anatroni.  However, her father didn't approve of Scrooge because he was poor at the time.  "Paperuccia!" he would yell.  "How many times must I tell you, stay away from that good for nothing!"  Is this enough money?

Scrooge asked the magic drawer what would have happened if he had been rich at the time and married Paperuccia.  He found out that she never really loved him, but only wanted a rich husband to buy her fancy clothes, dinner at expensive restaurants, etc.

(This, of course, is just further proof that Goldie is the only true love for him! ;-)


Scrooge and Paperuccia  Paperuccia snubs Scrooge

She leaves Scrooge  Bye, Scrooge!

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