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Mickey's Follies (1929)

Approved | | Comedy, Family, Musical | 26 June 1929 (USA)
Mickey puts on a show in his barnyard. A short dramatic scene by a chicken and rooster; an operatic ode by Patricia Pig, and then the main attraction: Mickey sings and plays his theme song, then dances to it.

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Mickey puts on a show in his barnyard. A short dramatic scene by a chicken and rooster; an operatic ode by Patricia Pig, and then the main attraction: Mickey sings and plays his theme song, then dances to it.

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Introduces "Minnie's Yoo Hoo", the first original song for a Disney film. See more »

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Down on the Farm
4 August 2015 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Mickey's Follies (1929)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Once sound came into play all sorts of studios were releasing "follies" so that they could show off various acts in hopes of finding someone that would eventually become big. This take-off on that has Mickey Mouse hosting a show in his backyard where various farm animals put on acts. This all leads up to Mickey's big singing debut. There's no doubt that the animation here is extremely good and there's actually more plot than your typical Mickey short but at the same time this thing contains very few laughs. I think the biggest reason that there aren't any laughs is that the farm acts simply weren't very well-written and this here pretty much sunk the film. Mickey's sounding like what Betty Boop would eventually sound like so you might want to keep ear plugs handy.


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