Mickey does hard time. (I presume for stealing Minnie’s heart.)
In which Disney does something new: gets kinky.
My heart will always go out to Horace Horsecollar.
Who the hell is Marcellite Garner and why are we talking about her?
Referred to, occasionally, as ‘Just Mickey’, Fiddling Around is Disney’s 1st short produced post-Ub Iwerks. Which, I think, explains Fiddling’s failures.
Before steering Daisy Dukes back towards a post-Iwerks Disney, let’s take the weekend to watch the FIRST EVER Academy Award winning live-action short: The Music Box!!!
In their 21 years together, Max and Dave Fleischer saw tons of transition: from silent to sound; from black & white to color; from Inkwell to Fleischer Studios; from New York to Miami headquarters. But, despite both producing Popeye -a property that once rivaled Mickey Mouse- and amassing critical credit, the Fleischers were broke.
It’s official: Fleischer’s Lois Lane is stupid for an investigative reporter.
What does it say when Earthquake’s triumph is its “positive” portrayal of its Native American terrorist?
After a few stale shorts of Superman running through the motions (evil scientist, Clark playing chicken, Lois trapped beneath beams), The Magnetic Telescope offers a few new moments in the Fleischer canon.