Trivia / Anchors Aweigh

  • What Could Have Been: Originally, instead of Jerry Mouse, the character who was going to dance with Gene Kelly was Mickey Mouse. Reportedly, Walt Disney even agreed to loan Mickey out, but big brother Roy said no. Walt Disney Studios was deep in debt after World War II, and they had no business making animation for third parties until they were out of the woods.
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