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In an attempt to convince Minnie that he hasn't forgotten to buy her an anniversary present, Mickey Mouse ends up promising to take her to Hawaii. Funds being short, he applies for a job as... See full summary »

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In an attempt to convince Minnie that he hasn't forgotten to buy her an anniversary present, Mickey Mouse ends up promising to take her to Hawaii. Funds being short, he applies for a job as lab assistant to the sinister Dr. Frankenollie, who happens to be searching for a donor to provide his monstrous creation with a brain... Written by Ross Horsley <ics6rh@leeds.ac.uk>

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The character name 'Dr. Frankenollie', besides the obvious Frankenstein reference, is also a reference to legendary Disney animators Frank Thomas (I) and Oliver M. Johnston Jr.. See more »

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Dr. Frankenollie: Dr. Frankenollie at your service. You're here for the job, hmm?
Mickey Mouse: Yeah. I mean, no! No.
Dr. Frankenollie: Oh, don't be shy. It's not just a job. It's an adventure.
Mickey Mouse: I hate adventure.
Dr. Frankenollie: Perfect! You're hired.
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One of the Best Mickey Shorts Ever
24 May 2004 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

As the second Mickey in Color DVD collection shows, after the release of the Brave Little Tailor Mickey's screen career was on a steady slide into the toilet. Outside of his feature appearances Mickey's films were dull. It wasn't until the 1980's with Mickey's Christmas Carol and The Prince and the Pauper that the animators knew what to do with the Disney symbol.

In 1995 they released this gem and it simply is one of the best Disney shorts ever produced. Mickey in need of money to buy a gift for Minnie gets mixed up with a mad scientist and mayhem that previously was only witnessed in Warner cartoons occurs. Its every horror movie cliche turned on its head.

What can I say? This is funny funny stuff, that Disney, attached to some live action box office dog, so odds are you've never seen it, which is a shame because its so good that it almost single handedly makes the Price of the Mickey Mouse in Color Volume Two DVD set worth buying.

Go track it down. Its only seven minutes long so you'll be able to watch it three or four times in a row with out feeling like you've wasted too much time.

This is a true Disney classic.


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