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Mickey's Follies (1929)

Mickey puts on a show in his barnyard. A short dramatic scene by a chicken and rooster; an operatic ode by Patricia Pig, and then the main attraction: Mickey sings and plays his theme song, then dances to it.

Directors:

Ub Iwerks, Wilfred Jackson (uncredited)

Star:

Walt Disney
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Cast

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Walt Disney ... Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
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Mickey puts on a show in his barnyard. A short dramatic scene by a chicken and rooster; an operatic ode by Patricia Pig, and then the main attraction: Mickey sings and plays his theme song, then dances to it.

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Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les folies de Mickey See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Powers Cinephone Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Introduces "Minnie's Yoo Hoo", the first original song for a Disney film. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Mouse Factory: Music (1972) See more »

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Swanee River
Written by Stephen Foster
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Yoo-Hoo!
25 July 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Mickey's Follies is not among the best or worst cartoon shorts I've seen. The plot is rather thin on the ground and a couple of scenes are on the routine side especially the ducks. This said, Mickey's Follies is definitely worth seeing. The quality of the animation is truly excellent, beautifully synchronised with the music particularly in the chicken fight sequence. The barnyard setting is not the most interesting setting of all, but serves its purpose. The character designs are nicely rounded and the backgrounds are smooth. The music is not only a pleasant listen, but also brings so much energy to every gag and scene. Minnie's Yoo-Hoo is one of the best Disney theme songs, it is so darn catchy. The gags are a lot of fun also, the best being with Patricia the operatic pig, not just with her bloomers falling down but also because of how bad her singing is and how everyone reacts to it. Mickey is very likable, Minnie likewise in her brief appearance and the supporting characters also shine. Overall, not wholly remarkable but fun cartoon. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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