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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.
To understand why the Disney animation furniture is so revered, one has to look at Kem Weber’s earlier career and the design movements that influenced him.
Most are unaware that Walt Disney had the most optimal animation furniture designed for use at the new studio he was building in 1939.