This being the Mouse’s official “birth date”, I thought it would be good to share some of my research in regards to Mickey’s first sound cartoon, Steamboat Willie.
As if we all haven’t had enough of politics as of late! First, though, a few Thunderbean updates: Lots still going on; look for stills later this afternoon on the…
Here’s the story of Mickey’s Surprise Party, the commercial short advertising Nabisco products, which was shown at the New York World’s Fair in 1939–40.
EDITOR: JERRY BECK
Jerry Beck is a writer, animation producer, college professor and author of more than 15 books on animation history. He is a former studio exec with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney, and has written for The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. He has curated cartoons for DVD and blu-ray compilations and has lent his expertise to dozens of bonus documentaries and audio commentaries on such. Beck is currently on the faculty of Cal Arts in Valencia – teaching animation history. More about Jerry Beck [Click Here]