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Mickey's Fire Brigade (1935)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Family, Animation  |  3 August 1935 (USA)
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Mickey, Donald and Goofy are fire fighters. As you might expect, their attempts at fighting a boarding house fire are not particularly effective. They hear Clarabelle singing in the bathtub... See full summary »

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Clarabelle Cow (voice) (uncredited)
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Goofy (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey, Donald and Goofy are fire fighters. As you might expect, their attempts at fighting a boarding house fire are not particularly effective. They hear Clarabelle singing in the bathtub and rescue her, tub and all, against her will (she won't believe there's a fire). Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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3 August 1935 (USA)  »

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A Brigada do Mickey  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film and Basketball Technique (1935) screened before Anna Karenina (1935) and in some theaters during its original release. See more »

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Mickey: Hey, fellas! There's a woman upstairs!
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Hook & Ladder Boys
6 August 2003 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A Walt Disney MICKEY MOUSE Cartoon.

It's MICKEY'S FIRE BRIGADE (Mickey, Donald & Goofy) to the rescue when Clarabelle Cow's boarding house goes up in flames.

It is unthinkable that something as horrific as a house fire could ever be humorous, but the Disney animators have wrung every possible laugh out of a frightful situation. Clarabelle gives conclusive proof at one point that the 'udder problem' which plagued her earlier career is now no longer a consideration. Walt Disney provides the voice for Mickey; Clarence Nash does the honors for Donald.

Walt Disney (1901-1966) was always intrigued by pictures & drawings. As a lad in Marceline, Missouri, he sketched farm animals on scraps of paper; later, as an ambulance driver in France during the First World War, he drew comic figures on the sides of his vehicle. Back in Kansas City, along with artist Ub Iwerks, Walt developed a primitive animation studio that provided animated commercials and tiny cartoons for the local movie theaters. Always the innovator, his ALICE IN CARTOONLAND series broke ground in placing a live figure in a cartoon universe. Business reversals sent Disney & Iwerks to Hollywood in 1923, where Walt's older brother Roy became his lifelong business manager & counselor. When a mildly successful series with Oswald The Lucky Rabbit was snatched away by the distributor, the character of Mickey Mouse sprung into Walt's imagination, ensuring Disney's immortality. The happy arrival of sound technology made Mickey's screen debut, STEAMBOAT WILLIE (1928), a tremendous audience success with its use of synchronized music. The SILLY SYMPHONIES soon appeared, and Walt's growing crew of marvelously talented animators were quickly conquering new territory with full color, illusions of depth and radical advancements in personality development, an arena in which Walt's genius was unbeatable. Mickey's feisty, naughty behavior had captured millions of fans, but he was soon to be joined by other animated companions: temperamental Donald Duck, intellectually-challenged Goofy and energetic Pluto. All this was in preparation for Walt's grandest dream - feature length animated films. Against a storm of doomsayers, Walt persevered and over the next decades delighted children of all ages with the adventures of Snow White, Pinocchio, Dumbo, Bambi & Peter Pan. Walt never forgot that his fortunes were all started by a mouse, or that childlike simplicity of message and lots of hard work always pay off.


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