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 »
Mickey and Minnie play the uke and dance for a few brief moments – then it’s on to the main body of the short as Goofy surfs, Pluto fights with a crab, and Donald sets himself on fire. From the Walt Disney Studios, directed by Ben Sharpsteen.
Get a quick lesson on how-to draw Mickey Mouse from a Disney Master Artist, John Quinn. Grab a pencil and paper and draw Mickey Mouse just like the experts do. It was shot at the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California.
This is notable for being the first Mickey Mouse film in Technicolor by Walt Disney. It is said that when conductor Arturo Toscanini first saw the cartoon in a movie theater, he was so delighted with it that he ran up to the projection booth and asked the projectionist to run it again. In 1994… Read More »
“A Mickey Mouse short (not to be confused with the later Alice in Wonderland – Walt, how could you!). A marvellous sequence when Mickey fights an army of playing cards with a fountain pen”, writes Godfrey Jones in Animator mag. This video is introduced by Walt Disney.