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Mickey's Gala Premier (1933)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Family, Musical  |  1 July 1933 (USA)
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A host of movie stars show up for the premiere of Mickey and Minnie's newest cartoon.

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Uncredited cast:
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Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Marcellite Garner ...
Minnie Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Jerry Lester ...
Maurice Chevalier / Ed Wynne / Jimmy Durante / Eddie Cantor (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey's film is having a premiere, and all the stars turn out at the Chinese Theatre. Among those shown: Laurel and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, Jimmy Durante, Clark Gable, Sid Grauman, Mae West. The picture, Galloping Romance (Pegleg Pete kidnaps Minnie, and Mickey gives chase on a variety of animals), starts, and everyone in the audience sways along to the music, then rolls in the aisles with laughter. After, everyone comes on stage to congratulate Mickey; Garbo smothers him with kisses. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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This cartoon was the last thing to be broadcast on BBC television on 1 September 1939, two days before the United Kingdom declared war on Germany. It was thought that the VHF signal from the broadcast would serve as a homing beacon for the enemy planes closing in on London. This cartoon was also the first thing broadcast when BBC television resumed broadcasting on 7 June 1946. The continuity announcer, Jasmine Bligh, introduced the cartoon by saying, "Now then, as we were saying before we were so rudely interrupted." See more »

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20 October 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Mickey's Gala Premier (1933)

*** (out of 4)

Simple Disney short has all of Hollywood shutting down so that the major stars can show up at Grauman's Chinese Theater to see Mickey Mouse's latest movie. Mickey arrives with Minnie and Pluto but the real stars include Wallace Beery, Marie Dressler, Laurel and Hardy, Edward G. Robinson, Clark Gable, Ginger Rogers, Joan Crawford, Joe E. Brown, Chaplin, Keaton, Mae West, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Fredric March and countless others. This isn't the greatest written cartoon ever made but the real reason to watch is for the A-list talent from Hollywood. Laurel and Hardy probably get the most screen time but the Marx Bros. get a few good jokes in as well. The stuff dealing with Greta Garbo coming onto Mickey was pretty funny but the other highlight is the twist that follows. The short features Lugosi as Dracula and Karloff as the Frankenstein monster but they really don't play too close to detail. The same is true for March who appears with them as Mr. Hyde but he looks more like a werewolf than anything else.


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