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The Band Concert (1935)

Mickey and his band are determined to perform their music despite the interferance of Donald Duck and a powerful storm.

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Clarence Nash ...
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Mickey is trying to lead a concert of The William Tell Overture, but he's continually disrupted by ice cream vendor Donald, who uses a seemingly endless supply of flutes to play Turkey in the Straw instead. After Donald gives up, a bee comes along and causes his own havoc. The band then reaches the Storm sequence, and the weather also starts to pick up; a tornado comes along, but they keep playing. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Concerto Bandistico  »

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Donald Duck is the only character that speaks in this short. See more »

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Referenced in Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two (2012) See more »

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William Tell Overture
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Music by Gioachino Rossini
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The first Mickey Mouse done in color
21 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

This short is the first one that Disney made starring Mickey in color and what a glorious way to bring the Mouse into color! This is one of the best animated shorts of all time. Often imitated, but never duplicated. Disney was at the top of the mountain as far as animation was concerned and this one is justifiably considered a classic. Well worth looking for. Most highly recommended.


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