Mickey's Follies

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Mickey's Follies
Directed by
Produced by Walt Disney
Voices by Walt Disney
Music by Carl Stalling
Animation by Ub Iwerks
Studio The Walt Disney Studio
Distributed by Celebrity Productions
Release date(s)
  • June 29, 1929 (1929-06-29)
Color process Black and white
Color[citation needed]
Running time 6 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Preceded by The Karnival Kid
Followed by Mickey's Choo-Choo

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.


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