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Mickey and the Seal (1948)

Mickey Mouse unwittingly brings home a baby seal from the zoo, but Pluto is the only one who knows it.

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Pluto (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald ...
Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey visits the zoo, where he makes friends with a baby seal by feeding it a couple of fish from his picnic basket. The seal stows away and goes home with Mickey, where for a while, only Pluto sees it. But it climbs into Mickey's bath, and he eventually figures it out and returns the tot. He tells his elders of the wonders of Mickey's bath and scrub-brush, and Mickey returns home to find a welcoming committee. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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3 December 1948 (USA)  »

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Mickey y la foca  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This is one of a handful of cartoons played constantly on a special television channel at Walt Disney World resorts. See more »

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[first lines]
Seals: [begging from Mickey Mouse] Fish! Fish, fish, fish!
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Enjoyable, even if the premise has become old-hat

This is one of the better of the 1940s era Mickey Mouse shorts and the typical Disney attention to detail is still there, although you can sense that some of the enthusiasm for short form cartoons is beginning to wane just the teensiest bit. The basic premise of the cartoon-feed something and it's yours whether you want it or not-is getting a bit stale, but here it's quite entertaining. This shows from time to time on The Ink and Paint Club. Well worth watching.


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