On this day, November 18, 1928, Mickey Mouse made his first appearance in the cartoon Steam Boat Willie.
Have you ever seen it? I mean…ALL of it, not just that 10 second whistling snippet.
Well you’re in for a treat, I found it in its entirety….
That’s the 7-minute cartoon that launched a multi-billion dollar empire.
Mickey was almost caller “Walter” (and better yet, was originally “Oswald the Lucky Rabbit”) Before Walt decided to make his own cartoon character, somewhat similar looking to Oswald.
I love things that almost were/weren’t.
Anyhoo, Happy Birthday Mickey…..