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... (more)
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The noted release date reflects the initial- albeit limited- release of this short. This cartoon was reworked, sound was added, and the sound version premiered on November 18, 1928 at the Colony... (more)
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Walt shows us he knew what he was doing!
|Comments By: UncaJeffy|
Walt took great advantage of the new sound medium with this cartoon. Synchronization of speech still wasn't a sure thing, so he highlights sound effects and music for the gags, all the while showing his confidence in Ub to carry it off. From the... (read more)
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|Comments By: andrew1977|
a brilliant start by the disny crew
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|Comments By: damfine|
Mickey should have stayed in this haul-ass persona. I hate the sucky, cloying wuss he became.
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