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The Mail Pilot (1933)

Mickey the mail pilot is entrusted with a chest of money. He battles rain and snow, but his biggest battle is against Pete, who has a plane equipped with a machine gun and a harpoon cannon.... See full summary »

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Mickey the mail pilot is entrusted with a chest of money. He battles rain and snow, but his biggest battle is against Pete, who has a plane equipped with a machine gun and a harpoon cannon. Mickey's plane quickly loses its wings and propeller to Pete's armaments, but he improvises a helicopter blade with a clothes-drying rack, then, when that gives way, a replacement prop from a windmill. At this point, Pete harpoons him, and Mickey drags Pete through a bell tower, demolishing Pete's plane. Mickey delivers the money to Minnie and Pete to the authorities. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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14 April 1933 (USA)  »

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Mickey Saves the Air Mail  »

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Another earlier Mickey and Minnie cartoon!
4 December 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is another earlier Mickey and Minnie mouse cartoon, in stark black and white, but still quite a good piece of animation. Here, Mickey is a mail pilot who is transporting a chest of money. During the journey, he plays the hero and does battles with bank robber Pete, who has a plane equipped with a machine gun and a harpoon cannon, and is after Mickey and the chest.

Mickey gets clever and in this story and fixes up his plane, after it takes a beating from Pete, and drags Pete along with the ride when his weapon misfires.

It's a pretty heroically nostalgic and sappy cartoon. It's a great one for kids, but that are more funnier ones out there.

Grade B


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