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Mickey: The Story of a Mouse

By Sabrina McFarland, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Insightful docu about history of iconic cartoon character.

Movie NR 2022 89 minutes
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This film's revealing look into the mass appeal of the cartoon mouse is sure to captivate viewers. In Mickey: The Story of a Mouse, the documentary shares fascinating facts about the animated character based on the farm boy days of creator Walt Disney. Actors Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks once asked that their films be paired with Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts at movie theater premieres. One of the attractions to Mickey, notes Disney animator Eric Goldberg, is the way in which the mouse moves. "It's how he does things that make him compelling to watch," explains Goldberg. "He has a spirit to him dating all the way back to Steamboat Willie that is playful, inventive, resourceful, and fun."

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