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Novel

  • Magnum Opus Dissonance: Literary critics loved the book at the time because Mark Twain used classical writing and dialog rather than his more down to earth novels that spoke with his unique voice. Twain, naturally, viewed the book as Money, Dear Boy.

Disney film

  • Acting for Two:
    • Wayne Allwine voices Mickey and the prince as tradition dictates that pauper and prince be played by the same actor.
    • Bill Farmer plays Goofy, Pluto, Horace Horsecollar and one of the weasel henchmen.
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    • Charlie Adler voices a weasel henchman, the pig driver, a peasant and a man on the street.
    • Frank Welker plays the dying king and the archbishop at the coronation ceremony.
  • Children Voicing Children: A couple kids had spoken parts voiced by actual kids at the time: Tim Eyster and Rocky Krakoff.
  • The Other Darrin: Arthur Burghardt replaces Will Ryan as the voice of Pete this time around.
  • Role Reprise: Voice actors returning from previous Disney productions include Wayne Allwine as Mickey Mouse, Bill Farmer as Goofy, Pluto and Horace Horsecollar, and Elvia Allman (in her final role before her death) as Clarabelle Cow.

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