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Mickey Down Under (1948)

Mickey is running a banana plantation. Pluto is frightened by Mickey's boomerang and gets tangled up with it. Meanwhile, Mickey has found an ostrich egg whose owner isn't at all happy that Mickey wants to take it.

Director:

Charles A. Nichols (as Charles Nichols)

Writers:

MacDonald MacPherson (story), Jack Huber (story)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Pinto Colvig ... Pluto (voice) (uncredited)
James MacDonald James MacDonald ... Mickey Mouse (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

Mickey is running a banana plantation. Pluto is frightened by Mickey's boomerang and gets tangled up with it. Meanwhile, Mickey has found an ostrich egg whose owner isn't at all happy that Mickey wants to take it.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventura na AustrĂ¡lia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

First Mickey Mouse cartoon to feature someone other than Walt Disney as Mickey. Shortly before this cartoon was made Walt chose sound-effects-wiz James MacDonald as the new Mickey Mouse voice. See more »

Connections

Featured in Ink & Paint Club: More Goin' to the Birds (1998) See more »

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Watchable, but it isn't that great
28 February 2010 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Don't get me wrong, I love these Disney cartoons they were part of my childhood, but this is one of my least favourites. There are a few funny moments, such as when Pluto gets the boomerang lodged in his mouth, the music is excellent and the voice acting from Pinto Colvig and James McDonald was well done. However, the cartoon gets stuck by being too routine and predictable, there are a few funny parts but the rest is only mildly amusing. While there is some vibrant colouring with the Australian rain forest, some of the character animation looked somewhat awkward. I also want to say I loved this cartoon when I was little, but watching from a 17 year old perspective, it has lost its magic. Overall, it is watchable, but I for one was disappointed being an avid Disney fan. 6/10 Bethany Cox


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