A Collection of Color Adventures. Celebrate Mickey Mouse's career in color cartoons with 26 original shorts released between 1935 and 1938 - a timeless collection chronicling Mickey's first steps out of the world of black and white, ushering in a new era of animation. This classic uncensored compilation includes a wide array of special features, including an inside look at the creation of selected cartoons through pencil animation and initial audio tracks. Browse the gallery to see original concept art and theatrical posters, and enjoy an interview featurette with the animators and vintage television clips of Walt Disney himself, discussing the mouse that started it all. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.
Before the theme song's memorable spelling became an audio icon, before the series even aired, the Mickey Mouse Club was the most anticipated children's programming ever. This volume features the five episodes of week one of the black-and-white series that launched a television revolution. Also showcased in this volume is a wonderful tribute to the unforgettable Jimmie Dodd, the singer-actor who hosted the show. You'll also see recently discovered, never-before-seen color archival footage of the Mouseketeers' very first appearance at the grand opening celebration of Disneyland. And you'll meet six original Mouseketeers in a reunion on the soundstage where they first got together in 1955. So, sit back and enjoy - and you don't have to wait until 5:00. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.
In this final volume, the homage to Mickey's early career is completed with these shorts. From 1928's The Barn Dance to his very last black-and-white short, 1935's Mickey's Kangaroo, his colorful antics in a black-and-white world propelled his stardom to that of a superstar. The Mickey craze touch everybody and everything. In this volume hear Leonard Maltin and Disney Legend John Hench talk about Mickey's official birthday portraits. Visit and unbelievable collection of Mickey collectibles and rare artifacts. Enjoy period photos, publicity and animation art from the archives. It's all here plus more in this celebration of the mouse who became a global icon. Featuring exclusive introductions by film historian Leonard Maltin, this is a timeless collection from generations past for generations to come.
Disney's most recognizable animated character is again the subject of his own 2-disc Limited Edition Walt Disney Treasures tin. This makes the third time, with previous Treasures releases already exploring Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts of color and black & white varieties. Mickey Mouse in Living Color, Volume Two picks up where the first color volume left off.