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Mickey comes in his horse and buggy to pick up Minnie for the barn dance, but he's aced out by his rival, Pete, with a car, until the car breaks down. At the dance hall, Mickey dances on ... See full summary »

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Mickey comes in his horse and buggy to pick up Minnie for the barn dance, but he's aced out by his rival, Pete, with a car, until the car breaks down. At the dance hall, Mickey dances on Minnie's feet. She rejects him to dance with Pete, until Mickey puts a helium balloon in his pants, thus making him light on his feet. Pete figures it out, punctures the balloon, and takes over, making this a rare cartoon where Pete wins. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Interesting if not one of the best
8 June 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I did enjoy The Barn Dance, but of the Mickey Mouse cartoons of that particular time it is one of my least favourites. The animation is not bad, but the characters at times do look crude, and while I enjoyed the music selections there are other times when the music is more repetitive than usual, not as varied as it was in Steamboat Willie, Plane Crazy and Galloping Gaucho. While I did like that Mickey was more fleshed out than usual, and I did feel sorry for him at the end, the characters have been much more likable before(especially Minnie who is almost the complete opposite of how she usually is), with the exception of Pete who is by far the most likable he's ever been after many cartoons as a villain or a foil. However, there are some good gags like Mickey's horse going into a trot and the buggy's wheels does the same and Mickey's donkey face when he is confronted by Minnie about his clumsy feet(which also grow larger and larger). I also liked seeing the parrot from Steamboat Willie on Mickey's porch, and the nifty, fun choreography of the actual barn dance itself. The voice acting is I think an improvement over the cartoons before it, while relying on cues and squeaks it is more dynamic and perhaps better recorded. So all in all, not a favourite but interesting enough for the gags especially. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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