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Mickey is a railroad engineer with an anthropomorphic locomotive. He feeds the train (coal), then feeds his dog, then makes lunch for himself. Minnie drops by and plays a tune on her fiddle... See full summary »
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 »
Summertime, and Mickey takes Minnie on a picnic. While Pluto is chasing a rabbit, and Mickey and Minnie are doing a courtship dance, every animal in the woods is busy making off with their ... See full summary »
A gorilla has escaped; Mickey, panicked, calls Minnie, but she plays a song to show she is not afraid. That is, until the gorilla comes up behind her and grabs her. Mickey rushes right over to save her.
Mickey is selling hot dogs at a carnival next to the tent for Minnie the Shimmy Dancer. He gets into an argument with the barker. Minnie beckons him over to her trailer; he shows off the ... See full summary »
Mickey and his friends are staging a sort of olympics in a makeshift stadium on his farm. The main event is a sort of quadrathlon, with running, pole vaulting, rowing, and cycling. Mickey ... See full summary »
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
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Marcellite Garner was working in the ink and paint department when she auditioned to voice Minnie Mouse. Because Minnie would be playing a Mexican in this short, it came down to her and one other woman, the only two applicants who spoke Spanish. Garner got the part because she was also willing to sing, which the other auditioner was not. She went on to voice Minnie for over a decade before leaving the studio permanently. See more »
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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