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In the News (Tue 20 Aug 19)

  
  comichelnwein
The artist's working title for Mortimer was Ugly Mouse, a description of the stuffed animal dominating the composition.
The final title refers to the figure in the lower left, Mortimer Snerd, the dummy made famous in the 1940s by the ventriloqist-comedian Edgar Bergen.
However, representations of DOB spell out his name across his head  the D and B are written on his ears, and the circle of his face inserts an O in between  so as not to confuse this character with the more famous rodent.
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  Mortimer Mouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mortimer Mouse is a fictional character created by Floyd Gottfredson for The Walt Disney Company.
Mortimer was retconned for the 1936 cartoon short Mickey's Rival, and later for shorts featured in Mickey Mouse Works and House of Mouse, as Mickey's competition for Minnie's affections.
Mortimer Mouse was also the name of a character in Berkeley Breathed's comic strip Outland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mortimer_Mouse   (182 words)

  
 Mickey Mouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was created in November 18, 1928 by Ub Iwerks and voiced by Walt Disney, and the mouse has evolved from being simply a character in animated cartoons and comic strips to become one of the most recognizable symbols in the world.
In 1929, Disney created the original Mickey Mouse Club for fans of his character and cartoons, which later formed the basis for a popular 1950s television show (with follow-ups of the same name in 1977 and 1989).
In fact, the Mickey Mouse character, like all major Disney characters, is protected as a trademark, which like all trademarks lasts in perpetuity as long as it continues to be used commercially by its owner.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mickey_Mouse   (7265 words)

  
 Mortimer Mouse: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Mortimer Mouse is a fictional character (fictional character: An imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)) created by Floyd Gottfredson (Floyd Gottfredson: floyd gottfredson (may 5, 1905 - july 22, 1986) is the man who gave mickey...
"Mortimer" was Walt Disney (Walt Disney: United States film maker who pioneered animated cartoons and created such characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck; founded Disneyland (1901-1966)) 's original name for Mickey before his wife Lillian (Lillian: more facts about this subject) convinced him to change it.
Mortimer was retconned (retconned: retroactive continuity - commonly contracted to the portmanteau word retcon...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/mortimer_mouse   (248 words)

  
 Mickey Mouse
Thanks to its Mickey Mouse intuitions are extraordinary detective, but also a personage of able adventure with the single use of the reason (and not of the force) to overwhelm enemies, physically much stronger than he (as an example, Gambadilegno).
To remember storys:"Mickey Mouse and the mystery of Black Spot ", "Mickey Mouse counterpart of king rat", "Mickey Mouse journalist", "Mickey Mouse and the mystery of the man cloud", "Mickey Mouse and gorilla the Phantom", "Mickey Mouse to the age of the stone".
Minnie appears in history of Mickey Mouse, in the greater part of the cases while kitchen some cake, while it takes the the with to its Clarabella friend (a anthropomorhic cow) or while it is intenta to organize some initiative (festivities, sales for beneficence, etc...).
www.cartonionline.com /en/characters/mickey_mouse.htm   (1846 words)

  
 Welcome to mickeymousestore.com - Information on Mickey mouse watches
For Penn State professor Henry Giroux, however, Mickey Mouse represents the vast reach of American cultural power, symbolizing a company that has turned childhood into a function of consumerism as children feel obligated to purchase the latest "Finding Nemo" DVD or Mickey Mouse watch.
Mickey Mouse was conceived the next year during a cross-country train ride, according to the "official" company history.
Disney and Iwerks initially produced two silent cartoons for Mickey Mouse, "Plane Crazy" and "The Gallopin' Gaucho." But in the wake of the success of the nation's first "talkie," Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer" in 1927, Disney decided to produce a cartoon that would be synchronized to songs, music and sound effects.
www.mickeymousestore.com /Mickey_mouse_watches_Mickey_mouse_watches_disney_157607.html   (956 words)

  
 Disney's Mouse
Mickey Mouse was born in Walt Disney's imagination early in 1928 on a train ride from New York to Los Angeles.
The thirties was Mickey Mouse's golden age; 87 cartoon shorts starring the multi-talented mouse were produced by Walt Disney during that decade.
Mickey Mouse moved to Disneyland in 1955 to become chief host of the theme park, welcoming millions of visitors annually, shaking hands, posing for pictures, and leading the big parades on national holidays.
www.geocities.com /disneysmouse   (1236 words)

  
 Minnie Mouse - Mickeypedia: The Disney Encyclopedia! Mickey Mouse, Disney Characters, Cartoons
Minnie Mouse is a fictional character of the Mickey Mouse universe featured in animated cartoons, comic strips and comic books by The Walt Disney Company.
Minnie Mouse is commonly known as Mickey Mouse's girlfriend, and they have been steady for decades, they are not married.
Minnie Mouse, who at the time was not yet named, was designed in the fashion of a "flapper" girl.
www.mickeypedia.com /articles/Disney/Minnie_Mouse.html   (1508 words)

  
 MICKEY MOUSE TRIVIA
After completing his sketch, Walt showed it to Lillian and said his name was Mortimer Mouse.
From Mickey's Christmas Carol a Mickey Mouse cartoon featurette was made and premiered in England on October 20, 1983.
According to Walt Disney, Mickey and Minnie Mouse have never been married on screen.
www.angelfire.com /nj/MMania/MickeyMouse.html   (1109 words)

  
 Talk Disney - Mickey Mouse
because a mouse is sort of a sympathetic character in spite of the fact that everybody's frightened of a mouse.
MICKEY MOUSE's golden age took place in the thirties; 87 cartoon shorts starring the multi-talented mouse were produced by Walt Disney during that decade.
Mortimer Mouse, who is considered MICKEY MOUSE'S only true rival for Minnie Mouse's affections, appeared in the short Mickey's Rival (1936).
www.talkdisney.com /forums/showthread.php?t=11218   (1721 words)

  
 Mickey Mouse in My Library of Animation at Tammy's Little Place of Disney
Mickey Mouse is an image that is hard to resist, even those that have never seen him in action find a certain attraction to him.
After gaining permission and putting a big picture of Mickey Mouse on the side of his ship, all the kids started coming down to the ship for check-ups, and yet none of these kids had ever heard of Mickey Mouse.
Mickey Mouse was once called a 4-letter word (not recorded) by a Disney employee in Walt Disney's presence.
www.geocities.com /misspcgenius/library/mickeymouse.html   (405 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | WEEKEND Mickey Mouse, superstar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Mickey Mouse was born 76 years ago on Walt Disney’s sketch pad in his last ditch effort to resurrect a near-bankrupt animation studio.
And so came the first sketches of Mickey Mouse, which debuted on the silver screen in the film Steamboat Willie on November 19, 1928, at the Colony Theater in New York.
The character’s friendly and jovial stance drew such a strong response from children and even adults, that it was called the “symbol of universal goodwill” by the League of Nations in 1935.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/mar/13/yehey/weekend/20050313week2.html   (746 words)

  
 INSIDEDISNEY: November 2005
Walt recognized Mortimer's qualities and signed him to his fledgling studio, intending to ride the reprobate mouse's charisma to an empire of his own.
A: In addition to the castration, Mortimer was subject to a partial lobotomy, and was injected with a cocktail of female hormones.
For the goony, unthreatening, desexualized Mickey Mouse we see today is non other than the original Mortimer Mouse, still loaded with estrogen, anti-oxidants, and other psychotropic concoctions.
insidedisney.blogspot.com /2005_11_01_insidedisney_archive.html   (913 words)

  
 My Mouse Family Tree
First in "Mickey Mouse" #88 in "Mickey's Close Call", as "Pammy and Tammy", and then in July 1963, and in Sept. 1963, in "Mickey Mouse Album" #1, in "The Late Show", as "Millie and Melody" a couple of twin nieces of Minnie appear.
Mickey's cousin Moocher is also the Mouse family "fl sheep", in "With Cousin Moocher" (W OS 1057-02), by Carl Fallberg and Paul Murry, from 1959.
Your favourite Mouse first appearance was in the cartoon "Plane Crazy", from 1928, but the first time he came on theaters was in "Steamboat Willie", his third movie, in 1928 too.
goofy313g.free.fr /calisota_online/trees/mymousetree.html   (1644 words)

  
 Book Review: Mortimer`s Christmas Manger by Karma Wilson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Little Mortimer Mouse craves a mouse-sized house of his own because his mouse hole is not a pleasant place—'Too cold.
Mortimer then realizes the meaning of the statues and the baby Jesus figure and offers a prayer to Jesus to send him a home of his own.
Mortimer is an appealing little creature in Chapman`s illustrations, showing his determination to find a cozy bed, but the volume`s greater appeal for families and schools will be as a simple but satisfying story that focuses on the true meaning of Christmas rather than on Santa or presents.
books.monstersandcritics.com /childrens/reviews/article_1061144.php   (325 words)

  
 The Leaf Chronicle - www.theleafchronicle.com - Clarksville, TN
The small house was set on a table next to the Christmas tree, so Mortimer has to climb the tree to reach the house.
Mortimer evicts the statues that resided in the house and snuggles down in the warm hay of a wooden bed.
Mortimer, inspired by the story, replaces each statue and looks for a new home.
www.theleafchronicle.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051129/COLUMNISTS06/511290302/1024   (602 words)

  
 Uncle Mortimer & Aunt Agatha
Minnie Mouse (Mortimer's niece); Mickey Mouse (Agatha's nephew); Morty & Ferdie (grandnephews); Madeline Mouse (cousin).
Uncle Mortimer is a cattle rancher and possibly a widower.
There have been four prominent characters known as "Mortimer Mouse." First, Mickey Mouse's original name was "Mortimer Mouse" until Walt Disney's wife Lillian convinced him to change it to the friendlier "Mickey." Second, there was the arrogant "Mortimer Mouse" who was a former beau of Minnie's from a time before Mickey.
users.cwnet.com /xephyr/rich/dzone/hoozoo/mortimer.html   (780 words)

  
 Mickey's Rival (1936)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
When Walt Disney created Mickey, he originally named his brainchild Mortimer Mouse, but his wife insisted that he be named Mickey, since "Mortimer" is too fancy a name for a cartoon character.
A picnic with Minnie is destroyed by the arrival of MICKEY'S RIVAL, the thoroughly obnoxious Mortimer.
It is great fun to see the Mouse triumph over both his detested competition and the fierce bull which disrupts their outing.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0027964   (591 words)

  
 Mortimer and the Enchanted Castle - Download and Play now!
Mortimer and the Enchanted Castle falls into this category of games, challenging you to correctly place provided tools on the board to help him navigate the passageways of Castle MacFear.
The castle graphics are a little simplistic, but you'll find plenty of head-scratching game play on every level as you attempt to place bombs, blocks, staircases and springboards in the right parts of the board to guide Mortimer safely to the exit.
Mortimer has been summoned to the MacFear castle to unlock the mystery behind the disappearance of the MacFear family jewels.
www.naturalgames.com /action_game_downloads/mortimer_and_the_enchanted_castle.html   (426 words)

  
 Fun Facts about Mickey Mouse
While Walt drew Mickey, it was Ub Iwerks that gave him the idea for a mouse character after he lost his other cartoon, Oswald the Rabbit.
Walt did create the mouse, based on inspiration from a little mouse he named Mortimer that lived in the garbage cans in the small studio where he made his Alice shorts.
In this article I read that Mickey Mouse was really born in 1927 on a train going from California to New York.
www.oitc.com /Disney/WDW/Secrets/Mickey.html   (459 words)

  
 CD Baby: DIXON DEVORE II: Mortimer the Very Rich Mouse
MORTIMER THE MOUSE has lilting piano, flute and keyboard shuffles with humour that can even crack a smile from adults.
MORTIMER THE VERY RICH MOUSE has lilting piano, flute and keyboard shuffles with humour that can even crack a smile from adults.
My four year old grandson, loved the Mortimer CD so much he made sure his mom brought it to the day care so he could share it will all his school mates.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/devore   (713 words)

  
 Bidz.com - Product Page
Mickey Mouse was created by Walt Disney in 1928, while he and his wife were returning from a business trip.
At first, Disney wanted to name his new character "Mortimer Mouse", a name which was inspired by the field mice that frequently crept inside his studio.
Disney's wife, Lillian, was not in favor of the name "Mortimer Mouse" and urged Disney to name his mouse character "Mickey".
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 Summer in Chicago: Chicago-Sun Times Special Report
Walt Disney created Mickey based on a mouse that lived in the tiny studio in Kansas City where he produced his first animation shorts.
Mickey Mouse was originally going to be named "Mortimer Mouse," but Walt Disney's wife, Lillian, thought the name was too pompous.
A character named Mortimer Mouse later made an appearance in the 1936 short "Mickey's Rival," where Mortimer Mouse challenged Mickey for Minnie Mouse's affection.
www.suntimes.com /special_sections/summer/mickey.html   (1002 words)

  
 Disney Icon Mickey Mouse Turning 75 - ShaniaLounge.com
For Penn State professor Henry Giroux, however, Mickey Mouse represents the vast reach of American cultural power, symbolizing a company that has turned childhood into a function of consumerism as children feel obligated to purchase the latest "Finding Nemo" DVD or Mickey Mouse watch.
Mickey Mouse was conceived the next year during a cross-country train ride, according to the "official" company history.
Disney and Iwerks initially produced two silent cartoons for Mickey Mouse, "Plane Crazy" and "The Gallopin' Gaucho." But in the wake of the success of the nation's first "talkie," Al Jolson's "The Jazz Singer" in 1927, Disney decided to produce a cartoon that would be synchronized to songs, music and sound effects.
www.teamshania.com /lounge/showthread.php?t=899   (1762 words)

  
 Mickey Mouse - Mickeypedia: The Disney Encyclopedia! Disney Characters, Animation, Cartoons
Fancifully estimated as standing 69 cm (2 ft 3 in) and weighing 10 kg (23 lb), the mouse rapidly rose to the pinnacle of American culture, becoming more widely recognized overseas than any other American icon but the U.S. flag.
Mickey Mouse and his character friends received new costumes for their appearances at Disneyland as part of the park's 50th anniversary celebration.
"Mickey Mouse money" is a derogatory term for foreign currency, often used by Americans to describe indiginous currency in a foreign country in which they are travelling.
www.mickeypedia.com /articles/Disney/Mickey_Mouse.html   (6346 words)

  
 The Beginnings of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse - Associated Content
Walt Disney and his creation of the world famous Mickey Mouse is one such underdog story that many fans of the persistent little mouse probably haven't heard of.
In fact, these fans probably have no idea that Mickey Mouse was once even named Mortimer Mouse, a less flattering name to say the least.
Mickey was an immediate hit from the day he was drawn up as Mortimer Mouse (and then had a name changed to the suggested Mickey, a much more pleasant name).
www.associatedcontent.com /content.cfm?content_type=article&content_type_id=10477   (513 words)

  
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At his peak, more than twenty foreign newspapers carried a Mickey Mouse cartoon, a hundred-thousand people watched him on screen everyday, and tens of millions of young people joined the Mickey Mouse Club to earn their ears and become Mouseketeers.
Little could he have known in 1923 the small mouse he found rummaging for crumbs in his gloomy Kansas City studio would be the inspiration that one day turned garbage into gold.
He later claimed that Mortimer was the only mouse that didn’t immediately flee.
www.cliftonunitarian.com /toddstalks/gospelofmickymouse.htm   (2161 words)

  
 Mickey Mouse Cartoon Character information: Mickey Mouse history, movies, games and more from Character Products
The main differences being Mickey Mouse had short round ears instead of long bunny ears, a longer nose, a long skinny mouse tail instead of a bunny tail, and skinnier legs and arms.
Mickey Mouse made his debut to the general public in a film named “Steamboat Willie” on November 19, 1928, at the Colony Theatre in New York.
In fact, Mickey Mouse was so popular that over a million children joined the original Mickey Mouse Club between 1929 and 1932.
www.characterproducts.com /info/character_histories/mickey_minnie_doorway.htm   (1107 words)

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