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Mickey's Rival (1936)

Approved | | Animation, Short, Comedy | 20 June 1936 (USA)

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Minnie's old sweetheart Mortimer drops in while she and Mickey are out on a picnic.

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Pinto Colvig ...
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Marcellite Garner ...
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Minnie's old friend, Mortimer Mouse, drops in on Mickey and Minnie's picnic. His practical jokes and coming on to Minnie soon have Mickey stewing, and their car isn't happy either. When Mortimer gets a nearby bull enraged and takes off, the car comes to the rescue after Mickey gets tangled up in a red blanket. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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20 June 1936 (USA)  »

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Le rival de Mickey  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Mickey's rival that swoons Minnie is named Mortimer Mouse. When Walt Disney created Mickey, he originally named his brainchild Mortimer Mouse, but his wife insisted that he be named Mickey, since "Mortimer" is too fancy a name for a cartoon character. See more »

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Mortimer: [seeing Minnie] Well! If it ain't my old sweetie, Minnie Mouse!
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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: The 'Other' Mice (1997) See more »

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Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Music by Leo Friedman
Lyrics by Beth Slater Whitson
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A Bully for Mickey
16 January 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Mickey and Minnie are out in the country for a nice quiet picnic. But that's soon rudely interrupted by the arrival of Mortimer Mouse, who promptly gatecrashes their pleasant afternoon.

Mortimer is a loudmouth show-off with a big car, Minnie instantly swoons over him (how shallow is that?) even though he takes great pleasure in tormenting and humiliating Mickey. He even sets a mad bull loose on him, which destroys any remaining hope of a relaxing picnic. Chaos follows as per normal. Not that funny though.

Isn't it weird how much Mickey's car looks like Benny the Cab from Who Framed Roger Rabbit?


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