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After ending his Alice Comedies series, distibutor Charles Mintz convinced Disney to create a new character they could sell to Universal Studios. The first short was rejected, and Disney and Ub Iwerks reworked the character into a more likeable character.

The series proved to be a hit for Universal, Mintz and Disney. A year later, Disney was squeezed out by Mintz, and Walter Lantz was brought in to take over the series. As the story goes, a lonely and dejected Disney created a new character on the train ride back to Hollywood- an uppity mouse named Mickey...

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Universal/Walter Lantz
  (1929-1938, 142 Cartoons)

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