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Thru the Mirror (Through the Mirror) (1936)

Thru the Mirror
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Walt Disney Walt Disney
Mickey Mouse

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William Cottrell William Cottrell
story (uncredited)
Joe Grant Joe Grant
story (uncredited)


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Thru the Mirror

4 years, 9 months ago at Jun 21 3:47
"Thru the Mirror" was one of many early incarnations and uses of the Alice in Wonderland books by Disney before finally making the movie outright. And it's a charming little variation of the story. The only characters who occur from the books in this short are the playing cards, but that doesn't really matter much. The sheer amount of visual whimsy and sense of play and parody on display is more t... read more
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Description: Mickey has been reading Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There", and falls asleep. He finds himself on the other side of the mirror, where the furniture is alive. He eats a walnut, which makes him briefly larger, then small. He dances around a lot, ultimately doing a major number with a deck of cards. He dances with the queen, making the king jealous. He comes after Mickey with swords, and Mickey defends himself with a sewing needle. Mickey gets the upper hand, and the king calls for reinforcements. Mickey finds himself chased by several decks, which throw their spots at him. He turns on ... (more)
Release date: 30 May 1936
Tags: 1936 (4), Animation (3), Short (3), 1930s (3), Comedy (2), Family (2), Disney (2), Mickey Mouse (2), Fantasy (1), Animated (1), Usa (1), Musical (1), Short Film (1), Mickey And Friends (1)
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1001 Animated Shorts You Must See - The Full List (1001 movies items)

"DIR: David Hand SUMMARY: Mickey Mouse falls asleep while reading Lewis Carroll and dreams that he himself has an adventure through the looking glass. WHY IT'S HERE: While Mickey Mouse was increasingly being paired with his ever popular co-stars, some of the best Mickey cartoons were his more experimental solo efforts, of which 'Thru the Mirror' is a notably beautiful example. The plot is familiar (see 'Betty in Blunderland') but merely an excuse for some gorgeous visuals as Mickey gently pok"

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