Lend a Paw

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Lend a Paw
Pluto series
Lend a Paw.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Clyde Geronimi
Produced by Walt Disney
Voices by Pinto Colvig
Walt Disney
Music by Leigh Harline
Animation by Norman Tate
Studio Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date(s)
  • October 3, 1941 (1941-10-03)
(USA)
Color process Technicolor
Running time 8:12 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Preceded by Orphans' Benefit
Followed by Mickey's Birthday Party

Lend a Paw is an animated short film produced in Technicolor by Walt Disney Productions, distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and released to theaters on October 3, 1941. Lend a Paw was directed by Clyde Geronimi and features original music by Leigh Harline. George Nicholas, Ken Muse, Nick Nichols, Bill Sturm, Eric Gurney, Norm Tate, Chick Otterstrom, Morey Reden, and Emory Hawkins animated the film. The voice cast includes Walt Disney as Mickey and Pinto Colvig as Pluto.[1]

In the cartoon, which was largely a remake of Disney's 1933 film Mickey's Pal Pluto, Pluto saves the life of a kitten, and later feels jealous towards the kitten after Mickey Mouse takes the kitten in. The film won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1942.

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Trivia[edit]

This cartoon was featured in Disney's Magical Mirror Starring Mickey Mouse.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lend A Paw". www.bcdb.com

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