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Brave Little Tailor (1938)

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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23 September 1938 (USA)  »

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Trivia

A tie-in adaptation was serialized the Mickey Mouse Sunday newspaper comic strip by Floyd Gottfredson. The adaptation has Mickey and Minnie getting phone calls from Walt Disney and going down to the movie lot to act in the cartoon. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

King: Did you kill seven at one blow?
Mickey Mouse: Y-yes, your honor. And how.
King: Well, how?
Mickey Mouse: I was all alone. I heard them coming. I looked up, and I was surronded.
King: Yes?
Mickey Mouse: They were here, there, everywhere! A whole bunch of them! They came at me from the left! From the right! Right! Left! Left! Right!
King: Yes, yes! Go on!
Mickey Mouse: They were coming closer. The fight was on. I swung and missed. I missed and swung. I swung again and again and again! They were right on top of me!
King: And then?
Mickey Mouse: And then, I let 'em have it!
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Featured in Mickey's Cartoon Comeback (2004) See more »

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He Qickley Adapts
29 December 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mickey Mouse is a tailor in a fairy tale town that has been ravaged by a giant. One day he kills seven flies, all at once. His bragging is mistaken for a claim to have killed seven giants with one blow. He is charged with the task of killing the aforementioned ogre. He is promised great wealth and the princess (Minnie) if he can do the job. He struggles to avoid the task but is soon out there in no man's land. Of course, the giant appears and it is his job to use his skills to accomplish things. The town is wonderfully colorful and the animation excellent. It never ceases to amaze me how brilliant the animation is in something produced in 1938. Very good job.


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