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Animated cartoon released in 1928. It was directed and written by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks and featured the vocal talents of Disney as Mickey Mouse and Marcellite Garner as Minnie Mouse. The cartoon was, of course, in black and white. This was both the first Mickey Mouse cartoon and the first cartoon with sound. It was based on an old Buster Keaton silent movie called "Steamboat Bill, Jr."

Mickey didn't actually talk in this cartoon--the only sound he produced was whistling "Turkey in the Straw" and utilizing various barnyard animals as musical instruments.

As far as creaky old cartoons go, this one is pretty good. There's action, there's music, there's crazed surreal stuff. It's an important piece of film history and a fun cartoon, and Disney can be justifiably proud of it.

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