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Mickey Mouse in Plane Crazy (1928)

Mickey tries to emulate his hero, Charles Lindberg, and woo Minnie with his own, homemade airplane. Directed by Walt Disney. This was the first Mickey Mouse cartoon to be made. A silent version was previewed in Los Angeles, but failed to impress audiences, so did not go on general release. A second cartoon, The Gallopin’… Read More »

Walt Disney’s last filmed appearance (1966)

Disney D23’s Armchair Archivists tracked down Walt Disney’s last filmed appearance which was on 27 October 1966. This was a few days before doctors discovered Walt Disney had a tumor on his lung. Sadly he died on 15 December 1966. In the clip Walt talks about The Happiest Millionaire featuring British pop singer Tommy Steel… Read More »

Walt Disney’s office – an inside look

Disney Legend and Former Chief Archivist Dave Smith gives you an inside look into the offices of the man himself, Walt Disney. Find out why the Walt Disney office seen on his TV appearances looks different to this office.