Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse

The Evolution, the Legend, the Phenomenon!

Book - 2001
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A fascinating, fun-filled look at an international icon, this is an in-depth appreciation of the mischievous but wholly likeable adventurer who has fascinated children and adults alike since his film debut in 'Steamboat Willie' in November 1928. Ideal as a gift for anyone with an interest in the Mouse, this is a wonderful book for all fans of the Disney phenomenon. Illustrated throughout in full-colour.
Publisher: New York : Disney Editions, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780786853533
0786853530
9780786854073
0786854073
Branch Call Number: 741.50973 HEI
Characteristics: 191 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

Most original viewers of the Mickey Mouse Club didn't face the crush of family and social problems children have today.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

Mickey Mouse... is always there-he's part of my life. That really is something not everyone can call their claim to fame.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

I'm Mickey Mouse. They don't know who's inside the suit.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

I still don't know precisely why The Mickey Mouse Club ended when it did.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

I played in rhumba bands, mickey mouse bands; all kinds of bands.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

Even in China. Children there, next to the Great Wall, who had never seen Mickey Mouse responded. So the studio did have that skill to communicate with images.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

All the children had to wear a gas mask in case of a gas attack by the Germans. They tried to make the masks like Mickey Mouse faces so the children would like them. But I didn't. They had big ears on them.

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Nov 12, 2017

This glossy picture-book takes a close-up look at the long history of Mickey Mouse, an American, pop culture icon, who has endured continually since his introduction in 1928's "Steamboat Willie".

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

i <3 mickey!!!!!!!!

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 11, 2012

Mickey Mouse was created as a replacement for Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, an earlier cartoon character created by the Disney studio for Charles Mintz of Universal Studios.[5] In the spring of 1928, with the series going strong, Disney asked Mintz for an increase in the budget. But Mintz instead demanded that Walt take a 20 percent budget cut, and as leverage, he reminded Disney that Universal owned the character, and revealed that he had already signed most of Disney's current employees to his new contract. Mintz owned Oswald and thought he had Disney over a barrel. Angrily, Disney refused the deal and returned to produce the final Oswald cartoons he contractually owed Mintz. Disney was dismayed at the betrayal by his staff, but determined to restart from scratch. The new Disney Studio initially consisted of animator Ub Iwerks and a loyal apprentice artist, Les Clark, who together with Wilfred Jackson were among the few who remained loyal to Walt. One lesson Disney learned from the experience was to thereafter always make sure that he owned all rights to the characters produced by his company.

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