History WesternAnimation / PlaneCrazy

1st Jun '16 10:27:22 AM Pichu-kun
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-->-- '''Creator/UbIwerks''' on the original Disney/MickeyMouse

The debut short of MickeyMouse, this originally silent cartoon from 1928, while nowhere near as important or revolutionary as "SteamboatWillie" (Creator/UbIwerks himself said the short wasn't much different than what was being done at the time) is important in that it is not only his debut, but also a prime example of Mickey's original characterization -- here, he's a very self-confident, adventurous but overambitious mischief maker who attempts to fly a plane, inspired by Lindbergh (although Mickey himself, as stated above, is based on Douglas Fairbanks). In the meantime, Minnie Mouse joins for a ride as Mickey loses control of his homemade plane. HilarityEnsues.

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-->-- '''Creator/UbIwerks''' on the original Disney/MickeyMouse

WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse

The debut short of MickeyMouse, WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse, this originally silent cartoon from 1928, while nowhere near as important or revolutionary as "SteamboatWillie" "WesternAnimation/SteamboatWillie" (Creator/UbIwerks himself said the short wasn't much different than what was being done at the time) is important in that it is not only his debut, but also a prime example of Mickey's original characterization -- here, he's a very self-confident, adventurous but overambitious mischief maker who attempts to fly a plane, inspired by Lindbergh (although Mickey himself, as stated above, is based on Douglas Fairbanks). In the meantime, Minnie Mouse joins for a ride as Mickey loses control of his homemade plane. HilarityEnsues.



!''Plane Crazy'' contains examples of:



* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Oh yeah.

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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Oh yeah. Mickey is much more of a jerk than he later became.



* LawyerFriendlyCameo: Hey, Mickey almost crashed his plane into FelixTheCat! [[note]]Or is that Julius, Disney's conspicuous Felix look-a-like used in his earliest cartoons and in some early comics?[[/note]]

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* LawyerFriendlyCameo: Hey, Mickey almost crashed his plane into FelixTheCat! WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat! [[note]]Or is that Julius, Disney's conspicuous Felix look-a-like used in his earliest cartoons and in some early comics?[[/note]]
7th Feb '16 3:29:47 PM nombretomado
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* TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation
23rd Nov '15 9:11:24 AM Prinzenick
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* {{Macguyvering}}: After his first plane crashes, Mickey is downbeat...until he finds a jalopy nearby. He gets creative and immediately turns it into a makeshift airplane.

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* {{Macguyvering}}: {{MacGyvering}}: After his first plane crashes, Mickey is downbeat...until he finds a jalopy nearby. He gets creative and immediately turns it into a makeshift airplane.
23rd Nov '15 9:10:48 AM Prinzenick
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* {{Macguyvering}}: After his first plane crashes, Mickey is downbeat...until he finds a jalopy nearby. He gets creative and immediately turns it into a makeshift airplane.



* PublicDomainSoundtrack: An instrumental of Yankee Doodle Dandy is used early in the picture.

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* PublicDomainSoundtrack: An instrumental of Yankee "Yankee Doodle Dandy Dandy" and "Hail to the Chief" is used early in the picture.
14th Nov '15 7:40:52 AM Prinzenick
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* OffTheShelfFX: The camera zoom near the end was impossible to achieve with Disney's rigid stop motion camera of the time, so he and Iwerks improvised the effect by stacking the background on a pile of books, adding more to the pile per frame to give the illusion that the camera was trucking in towards the background, rather than the other way around.
29th Oct '15 12:23:07 PM VenomLancerHae
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* TheSilentAgeOfAnimation
7th Apr '15 1:16:57 AM gallium
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->''"Mickey was based on the character of DouglasFairbanksSenior. He was the superhero of his day, always winning, gallant, and swashbuckling. Mickey's action was in that vein. He was never intended to be a sissy, he was always an adventurous character. I thought of him in that respect and I had him do naturally the sort of thing Doug Fairbanks would do. Some people got the idea that in Plane Crazy, Mickey was patterned after Lindbergh. Well, Lindy flew the Atlantic, but he was no Douglas Fairbanks. He was a hero to boys because of airplanes and what he had accomplished flying the Atlantic. But Mickey wasn't LindyŚ he was Douglas Fairbanks."''

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->''"Mickey was based on the character of DouglasFairbanksSenior.[[Creator/DouglasFairbanks Douglas Fairbanks Senior]]. He was the superhero of his day, always winning, gallant, and swashbuckling. Mickey's action was in that vein. He was never intended to be a sissy, he was always an adventurous character. I thought of him in that respect and I had him do naturally the sort of thing Doug Fairbanks would do. Some people got the idea that in Plane Crazy, Mickey was patterned after Lindbergh. Well, Lindy flew the Atlantic, but he was no Douglas Fairbanks. He was a hero to boys because of airplanes and what he had accomplished flying the Atlantic. But Mickey wasn't LindyŚ he was Douglas Fairbanks."''
31st Mar '15 9:31:11 PM PresidentExpert
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The short was made not long after Walt lost the rights to OswaldTheLuckyRabbit, drawn and animated entirely by UbIwerks in two weeks notice. The short was not particularly popular upon debut, but when SteamboatWillie came around and gave the then declining animation industry (cartoons were falling out of popularity at that point) the kick in the pants it needed via sound, this cartoon was promptly rereleased with sound dubbed over it.

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The short was made not long after Walt lost the rights to OswaldTheLuckyRabbit, WesternAnimation/OswaldTheLuckyRabbit, drawn and animated entirely by UbIwerks in two weeks notice. The short was not particularly popular upon debut, but when SteamboatWillie came around and gave the then declining animation industry (cartoons were falling out of popularity at that point) the kick in the pants it needed via sound, this cartoon was promptly rereleased with sound dubbed over it.
31st Mar '15 9:30:19 PM PresidentExpert
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The debut short of MickeyMouse, this originally silent cartoon from 1928, while nowhere near as important or revolutionary as "SteamboatWillie" (UbIwerks himself said the short wasn't much different than what was being done at the time) is important in that it is not only his debut, but also a prime example of Mickey's original characterization -- here, he's a very self-confident, adventurous but overambitious mischief maker who attempts to fly a plane, inspired by Lindbergh (although Mickey himself, as stated above, is based on Douglas Fairbanks). In the meantime, Minnie Mouse joins for a ride as Mickey loses control of his homemade plane. HilarityEnsues.

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The debut short of MickeyMouse, this originally silent cartoon from 1928, while nowhere near as important or revolutionary as "SteamboatWillie" (UbIwerks (Creator/UbIwerks himself said the short wasn't much different than what was being done at the time) is important in that it is not only his debut, but also a prime example of Mickey's original characterization -- here, he's a very self-confident, adventurous but overambitious mischief maker who attempts to fly a plane, inspired by Lindbergh (although Mickey himself, as stated above, is based on Douglas Fairbanks). In the meantime, Minnie Mouse joins for a ride as Mickey loses control of his homemade plane. HilarityEnsues.
31st Mar '15 9:29:12 PM PresidentExpert
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-->-- '''Creator/UbIwerks''' on the original MickeyMouse

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-->-- '''Creator/UbIwerks''' on the original MickeyMouse
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