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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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Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
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Giant (voice) (uncredited)
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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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Das tapfere kleine Schneiderlein  »

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The title and plot are based on "The Valiant Little Tailor" or "The Brave Little Tailor", a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm (Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm). 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

Peasant: Say, did you ever kill a giant?
Mickey Mouse: I killed seven with one blow!
Peasants: Seven?
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Featured in The Fantasia Legacy: The Concert Feature (2000) See more »

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One of my personal favourite Mickey Mouse cartoons
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Not my favourite, but up there. The animation is mostly excellent with beautiful colours and fluid backgrounds. The character designs aren't quite up there, but they are acceptable. The music has always been one of my favourite assets about these Silly Symphonies, and because it is so jaunty and energetic here Brave Little Tailor is no exception. The writing is funny with the parts with the giant amusing and I loved it when Minnie kisses Mickey and the story is charming. Mickey is a very cute and likable hero, and all the support characters make an impression while never bland. All in all, a great cartoon. 9/10 Bethany Cox


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