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Magician Mickey (1937)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Comedy  |  6 February 1937 (USA)
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Mickey is a stage magician, and Goofy is a stagehand. Donald is sitting in a box seat, and soon starts heckling. Mickey retaliates, among other things by making him spit out playing cards, ... See full summary »

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Mickey is a stage magician, and Goofy is a stagehand. Donald is sitting in a box seat, and soon starts heckling. Mickey retaliates, among other things by making him spit out playing cards, which only makes Donald more angry and determined to heckle. Ultimately, Donald gets hold of Mickey's flare gun and literally brings the house down on all three of them. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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One of the better Mickey shorts
7 February 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

In this short, Mickey is performing magic tricks on stage while Goofy does all the behind the scenes work, even though all of Mickey's tricks seem to be for real.

But Donald, as usual, isn't convinced and causes a fuss with his loud sarcasm and shouting. Mickey quickly silences him by using his magic. Donald becomes part of the act and is humiliated in various ways. It's actually quite imaginative and much better than the usual Mickey cartoons.

If only Mickey (who only has one line here) consistently kept to this high standard. He really needs Donald to make him funnier than he is and it's pretty obvious in this cartoon that the laughs come from angry Duck.


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