Tag Archives: Mickey Mouse
The venerable theme song from the fondly-remembered Disney Christmas episode made its way to several recordings in two different versions during two different Disney record eras.
“With The Three Musketeers, Disney finally had the perfect Mickey Mouse movie that was sure to play well in theaters. Instead, the film was released on home video.”
The Mickey animation in this film is notable in itself: it’s almost entirely the work of Paul Murry, who is remembered today for his work in Disney comic books.
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.
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.