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A rare sketch of Mickey Mouse from 1928 will go on display in the UK for the first time this weekend. Ub Iwerks drew the famous figure for Steamboat Willie, the groundbreaking first Mickey Mouse cartoon and first cartoon with synchronised sound. Iwerks's sketch will be shown at London's Getty Images Gallery in Westfield, Stratford City as part of the Mickey and Oswald's Epic Tales exhibition from November 23 to 25. The showing marks the release of Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, which also features Oswald the Lucky Rabbit - one of the first Walt Disney cartoon characters. Creative Director for Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Warren Spector said: "Oswald is the quintessential forgotten Disney character. "He was a major superstar in his time, and bringing him back as a heroic partner for Mickey (more) »

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