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Steamboat Willie

Steamboat Willie (1928) - Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series Steamboat Willie

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  • Mickey Mouse Theatrical Cartoon Series
  • Traditional Animation
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • Distributed by: Celebrity Pictures
  • Cartoon Characters: Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pegleg Pete, Cow, Parrot, Cat.
  • Voice Actors: Walt Disney.
  • Directed By Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks.
  • Produced By Walt Disney, Roy O. Disney.
  • Animated By Ub Iwerks, Les Clark, Johnny Cannon, Wilfred Jackson.
  • Written By Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks.
  • Music: Wilfred Jackson, Carl Edouarde.
  • Originally Released on July 29, 1928. (more dates More Dates...)
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:23 minutes.
  • Black & White
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

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)

Cartoon Production Information:

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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Steamboat Willie

Comments By: andrew1977
a brilliant start by the disny crew

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Steamboat Willie

Comments By: damfine
Mickey should have stayed in this haul-ass persona. I hate the sucky, cloying wuss he became.

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