Edit
The Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series 1955–1959) Poster

(1955–1959)

Trivia

Each day of the week had a different theme. Monday: Fun with Music. Tuesday: Guest Star. Wednesday: Anything Can Happen. Thursday: Circus. Friday: Talent Round-up.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
In the animated inserts, Walt Disney provided the voice of Mickey Mouse for the very last time. He retired from voicing the character during the production of Fun & Fancy Free (1947) because he simply could not do the required falsetto anymore, and let sound effects man James MacDonald take over.
This show premiered on ABC the same day Captain Kangaroo (1955) premiered on CBS.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Annette Funicello has stated in interviews that, upon being cast for the show, she told Walt Disney that she wanted to change her last name to one that sounded more "American". To his credit, Disney told her to keep her original last name because, "once someone remembers it, they will never be able to forget it".
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
The Mouseke-ears were designed by Disney storyman/Big Mooseketeer _Roy Williams. He based them on a gag in The Karnival Kid (1929), in which Mickey doffed the top of his head - ears and all - like a hat.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink
Although the show was filmed and broadcast in black and white, all of the animated segments - the opening theme, Mickey's introductions and farewells, the Jiminy Cricket shorts, etc. - were filmed in color.
Is this interesting? Interesting? | Share this
Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink

See also

Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page