Lend a Paw

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Lend a Paw
Mickey Mouse 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 George Nicholas
Kenneth Muse
Nick Nichols
Bill Sturm
Eric Gurney
Norman Tate
Chick Otterstrom
Morey Reden
Emery Hawkins
Studio Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date(s)
  • October 3, 1941 (1941-10-03)
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, Kenneth Muse, Nick Nichols, Bill Sturm, Eric Gurney, Norman Tate, Chick Otterstrom, Morey Reden, and Emery 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 at the 14th Academy Awards in 1942.



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

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