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The Cactus Kid (1930)

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Mickey rescues cantina singer Minnie from the unwanted advances of Pegleg Pete.

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Mickey walks into the tavern where Minnie is dancing, and begins to dance and play piano himself. Pegleg Pete comes in and treats Minnie badly. Mickey tries to defend her, but Pete steals her away. Mickey, riding Horace Horsecollar, gives chase. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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11 April 1930 (USA)  »

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Musse Pigg i Mexiko  »

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Pretty good stuff.
11 August 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This cartoon begins with a very impressive bit of animation for 1930. Not only are the backgrounds painted very nicely, but with the foreground the way it was drawn, the cartoon has a nice 3-D effect--something you would not expect for the era.

In this film, Mickey and Minnie are in Mexico and a Pete-like Mexican bandit provides the foil. When the guy attacks Minnie, it's Mickey to the rescue. Filled with lots of great old time cartoon violence and fun, this one isn't hampered by the excessive music that many early Mickey cartoons were saddled with--and as a result is more watchable. Nice stuff.


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