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MICKEY the Magnificent
As host on Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Club, the world's favorite star triumphs again

THE RISE to fame of Mickey Mouse is a case of rags-to-riches, rodent-style. "Walt Disney had been working to exhaustion on my first film, Plane Crazy, reminisces Mickey. "In those days I was poor as a church mouse. Didn't even own a pair of shoes. When the picture was finally previewed, I looked for the nearest hole. The pint-sized performer figured it would be a flop-but the public thought otherwise. There followed the celebrated "Steamboat Willie," and, later, "The Lonesome Ghost, in which Mickey first teamed with Donald Duck and Goofy. A high point came when Mickey joined Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra to do "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" in "Fantasia." […]



Source type Magazine
Volume 47.6
Language en
Document type Feature
Media type text
Page count 1
Pages p. 21


Id 5855
Availability Free
Inserted 2021-02-23