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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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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

Peasant: Say, did you ever kill a giant?
Mickey Mouse: I killed seven with one blow!
Peasants: Seven?
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Awright! They got renewable energy!
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I figure that Disney's "Brave Little Tailor" is supposed to be a spin on the David and Goliath story (without the killing). The really cool scene is when Mickey is running away from the giant while the big guy kicks up a bunch of dirt. I assume that smoking hay wouldn't damage the giant's lungs like tobacco would (not I would ever attempt it). And at the end, the wind energy (so to speak) should make us wish that we had renewable energy more widespread. OK cartoon, but a really good tailor-themed movie is "The Tailor of Panama" (based on a John LeCarre novel), starring Geoffrey Rush, Pierce Brosnan, Jamie Lee Curtis and Daniel Radcliffe (right before he played Harry Potter).


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