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Steamboat Willie (1928)

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Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck.

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Mickey Mouse / Minnie Mouse / The Parrot (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey is piloting a steamboat when Captain Pete comes to the bridge and throws him off. They stop to pick up cargo. Minnie just misses the boat and Mickey uses the crane to grab her. She drops her sheet music of "Turkey in the Straw" and a goat eats it. With help from Mickey, she cranks the goat's tail, and it plays the tune. Mickey accompanies on percussion and by torturing various animals, until Pete comes down and puts a stop to it, putting Mickey to work peeling potatoes. While this is the first sound Mickey Mouse, there's no dialog. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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11 August 1930 (Sweden)  »

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Barco de vapor Willie  »

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Felix the Cat animator Hal Walker is quoted in John Canemaker's "Felix: the Twisted Tale of the World's Most Famous Cat" saying that: "Disney put us out of business with his sound". See more »

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When Mickey picks up the hammer with his tail, it jumps out into mid-air for a frame then goes back in. See more »

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Mickey`s first movie
6 September 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

"Steamboat Willie" is Mickey`s first movie, and was released way back in 1928. It is an atmospheric piece of movie history, and is a must see for every Disney-fan out there. If you don`t like Disney, you probably won`t like this movie.

A great debut for Mickey Mouse and it`s the first cartoon. As an old Disney-fan, I think that this is a brilliant movie. 10/10




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