Tag Archives: Mickey Mouse

Lonesome Ghosts (1937) — Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series

Lonesome Ghosts (1937) - Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series

Lone­some Ghosts (1937) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Car­toon Series

CotD: Not exactly a Christ­mas car­toon, but “Lone­some Ghosts” is a won­der­ful and fun car­toon in it’s own right.

Lone­some Ghosts (1937) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Car­toon Series

Four green phan­toms want some fun, so they invite ghost busters Mickey, Don­ald, and Goofy over to their haunted home with the aim of dri­ving them crazy.

Watch “Lone­some Ghosts” on video at Big Car­toon DataBase

Pioneer Days (1930) — Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series

Pioneer Days (1930) - Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon

Pio­neer Days (1930) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Cartoon

CotD: One of the ear­li­est “cos­tume dra­mas” fea­tur­ing Mickey and his gang, “Pio­neer Days” takes us back in time to the “Wild” West.

Pio­neer Days (1930) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Car­toon Series

Mickey and Min­nie are out West and are attacked by Indi­ans. Min­nie is cap­tured. Mickey comes look­ing for her, and is cap­tured instead. Mean­while, Min­nie escapes and res­cues Mickey. Later, they dis­guise them­selves as the Cav­alry and scare the entire tribe into the hills.

Watch “Pio­neer Days” on video at Big Car­toon DataBase

Clock Cleaners (1937) — Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series

Clock Cleaners (1937) - Mickey Mouse

Clock Clean­ers (1937) — Mickey Mouse

CotD: For what it’s worth, “Clock Clean­ers” is my per­sonal all-time favorite Mickey Mouse car­toon. Have you seen this one?

Clock Clean­ers (1937) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Car­toon Series

Para­noid and stressed from a life of ghost hunt­ing, Scooby decides to book a vaca­tion on an ocean liner. The prob­lem is, that the ship is headed for the Bermuda Tri­an­gle. All the other pas­sen­gers are also ghosts.

Watch “Clock Clean­ers” on video at Big Car­toon DataBase

On Ice (1935) — Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series

On Ice (1935) - Mickey Mouse

On Ice (1935) — Mickey Mouse

CotD: Mickey and the gang enjoy some win­ter­time fun in 1935’s “On Ice”…

On Ice (1935) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Car­toon Series

Mickey shows off for Min­nie, but must res­cue Don­ald when he’s nearly blown over a frozen water­fall. Mean­while, Goofy tries a new form of ice fishing.

Watch “On Ice” on video at Big Car­toon DataBase

Steamboat Willie (1928) — Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series

CotD: Gen­er­ally cred­ited to have released Novem­ber 18,1928, “Steam­boat Willie” had a prior lim­ited, silent release on this date in 1928 ~ http://www.bcdb.com/cartoon/3820-Steamboat_Willie.html

Steamboat Willie  (1928) - Mickey Mouse

Steam­boat Willie (1928) — Mickey Mouse

Steam­boat Willie (1928) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Car­toon Series

A loose par­ody of Buster Keaton’s Steam­boat Bill, Mickey is a roustabout on Peg­leg Pete’s river steamer. After a goat eats the sheet music, Mickey and Min­nie use var­i­ous objects at hand (includ­ing a cat on unedited ver­sions!) to cre­ate music.

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Plane Crazy (1928) — Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series

CotD: Today marks the 83rd anniver­sary of the first pro­duced Mickey Mouse car­toon “Plane Crazy” from 1928 ~

Plane Crazy (1928) - Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon

Plane Crazy (1928) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Cartoon

Plane Crazy (1928) — Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Car­toon Series

Mickey tries to emu­late his hero, Charles Lind­bergh, and woo Min­nie with his own, home­made airplane.

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Barn Dance (1929) — Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon

CotD: Today is the anniver­sary of “Barn Dance”, the fourth Mickey Mouse car­toon Dis­ney made.

Barn Dance (1929) - Mickey Mouse Cartoon

Barn Dance (1929) — Mickey Mouse Cartoon

Mickey wants to take Min­nie to a dance, but Pete’s flashy car beats Mickey’s horse-drawn wagon as her trans­porta­tion of choice. At the dance, Mickey uses some bal­loons to make him­self light on his feet– the per­fect danc­ing part­ner– but this doesn’t keep Min­nie at his side for long, either.

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The Band Concert (1935) Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon

CotD: In 1935, Dis­ney pro­duced their first color Mickey Mouse car­toon, “The Band Con­cert”.

The Band Con­cert (1935) Mickey Mouse The­atri­cal Cartoon

The Band Con­cert: Mickey leads his band through a ren­di­tion of Rossini’s “The William Tell Over­ture” in the park. It starts off fine until peanut ven­dor Don­ald Duck dis­rupts the con­cert by play­ing “Turkey In The Straw” on his fife, which he pulls out of his sleeve. Unde­terred, Mickey braves on. A cyclone appears and takes Mickey and the band– still play­ing!- for a ride.