Mickey's Follies

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mickey's Follies
Directed by
Produced byWalt Disney
StarringWalt Disney
Music byCarl Stalling
Animation byUb Iwerks
Color processBlack and white
Color[citation needed]
Distributed byCelebrity Productions
Release date
  • June 29, 1929 (1929-06-29)
Running time
6 minutes
CountryUnited States

Mickey's Follies (1929) is the eighth short film featuring Mickey Mouse. It was produced in black and white by The Walt Disney Studio and released to theaters by Celebrity Productions. Mickey and friends put on a show in the barnyard. Mickey sings actual words for the first time and plays his theme song, then dances to it


The animals in the barnyard are watching a series of short song and dance numbers performed by other barnyard animals, similar to the Ziegfeld Follies of the day. It opens with Mickey playing the piano with other animals. A series of other short song and dance numbers presume. The cartoon ends with Mickey giving a solo performance of his theme song, in which Mickey actually sings.


Along with Mickey, Minnie Mouse is shown in the audience cheering for Mickey. There is also a cast of other barnyard animals including dancing ducks, dancing chickens, a singing pig, and various other barnyard animals in the audience.


External links[edit]