Gypsy LifeGypsy Life (1945) - Mighty Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series
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- TerryToon Cartoons
- Animated Characters: Mighty Mouse, Gypsy Princess, Other Gypsies, Cat-Bats, Alligators, Other Mice.
- Awards: Academy Award Nominee, Best Short Subject (Cartoon), 1946.
- Originally Released in 1945.
- Production Number: 4513
- Running Time: 5:46 minutes.
Cartoon Production Information:
Created by I. (Izzy) Klein in the spring of 1940, this character was originally designed as a fly. Paul Terry liked the concept, and green-lighted the project after changing the fly to a mouse called "Supermouse."
After two years on the screen, the Supermouse name was changed to Mighty Mouse. Some reports are that the threat of a lawsuit from DC Comics was behind this name change. Others insist that Terry did not want to compete against a character of the same name that an ex-TerryToons employee drew for Coo Coo Comics.
In any case, in 1944, the character's name was changed, and the Supermouse cartoons were retitled to the new name.
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