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Tag Archives: Mickey Mouse
Eighty years ago today saw the release of Mickey Mouse in Building A Building. This was not the same Mickey Mouse from Steamboat Willie. Mickey had done a lot of growing up– maturing– in five years, and passed a lot of his bad habits to Donald. And the artists at Disney had shown a drastic improvement in their skills.
Let’s go way back in time for today’s CotD… on this date in 1930, Disney released the Mickey Mouse cartoon Pioneer Days. Directed by Burt Gillett, it was one of the earliest “costume dramas” featuring Mickey and his gang.
#CotD: The ninth released Mickey Mouse film„ “The Karnival Kid” was the first in which the rodent speaks.
#CotD: Actually produced before Steamboat Willie, “Plane Crazy” was the third Mickey Mouse cartoon released.
#CotD: A Disney version of a Road film, “Mickey’s Trailer” features Goofy taking pals Mickey and Donald on a vacation.
CotD: Poking fun at “amateur hour” radio shows which were popular entertainment in the 1930s and ‘40s, “Mickey’s Amateurs” was directed by the man who originally voiced Goofy.
CotD: Peg-Leg Pete’s peg leg switches sides in “Mickey’s Service Station” Watch for that, and two appearing/disappearing fingers on the video.
The second of two lawsuits against Christian media mogul Naguib Sawaris over a cartoon of Mickey and Minnie Mouse in conservative Muslim guise was dismissed Saturday by a Cairo court, Egyptian state media reported.
CotD: This is a landmark film “The Band Concert” was the first Mickey Mouse cartoon shot and exhibited in color.
CotD: David Hand directed Mickey Mouse in 1937’s “Magician Mickey ” with his friends Donald Duck and Goofy. Watch it today for a laugh!
CotD: One of the earliest “costume dramas” featuring Mickey and his gang, “Pioneer Days” takes us back in time to the “Wild” West.
CotD: For what it’s worth, “Clock Cleaners” is my personal all-time favorite Mickey Mouse cartoon. Have you seen this one?
CotD: Generally credited to have released November 18,1928, ““Steamboat Willie”” had a prior limited, silent release on this date in 1928… thus making today the REAL release date for this short… and the real Mickey Mouse birthday!