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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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Mickey Mouse (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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El sastrecillo valiente  »

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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

Mickey Mouse: Well, so long! I'll be seeing ya! I hope!
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Featured in The Mouse Factory: Folk Tale Favorites (1972) See more »

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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 it's also another cartoon where Mickey goes against a giant like in the 1933 short "Giantland" and "Mickey and The Beanstalk" for the 1947 film "Fun and Fancy Free". Also this cartoon is a favorite of mine. The short is based on the fairy-tale by The Grimm Brothers with Mickey as the tailor who killed seven flies "with one blow!" Of course, everyone mistook the flies for seven giants and they thought Mickey is a giant-killer. The short was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject; but the award went to the short "Ferdinand The Bull."

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 then reaches the ears of the king and his daughter Princess Minnie.


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