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Brave Little Tailor (1938)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Comedy  |  23 September 1938 (USA)
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When a giant threatens the land, the city folk mistake Mickey's boast of killing seven flies with one blow to be giants. He is then forced to fight the giant for real.

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When a giant threatens the land, the city folk mistake Mickey's boast of killing seven flies with one blow to be giants. He is then forced to fight the giant for real.

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Re-released in cinemas with Fun & Fancy Free (1947) as a "package feature," 9 years after its original release. See more »

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As Mickey slides down the haystack and hides inside, some of the hay falls to the side. In the next shot the loose hay is gone. See more »

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Mickey Mouse: Whoopee! I'll cut him down to my size!
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One of the best (and well-known) Mickey Mouse cartoons of all time
1 April 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best (and well-known) Mickey cartoons of all time, and another cartoon where Mickey goes against a giant (1933's Giantland and Mickey and The Beanstalk from 1947). And this cartoon is also a favorite of mine. The short is based on the fairy-tale by The Grimm Brothers,with Mickey as the heroic tailor who killed seven flies "with one blow!" And everyone mistook the flies with seven giants; Mickey a giant-killer. The short also was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject - Cartoons, but the award went to the short "Ferdinand The Bull." (*shrug shoulders*) Oh well.

I love the main title theme music. Also I love the scene where everyone spreads the story of Mickey killing seven giants; And the rumor reaches the ears of the king and his daughter Princess Minnie.


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