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Plane Crazy
Background information
Director: Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks
Writer: Walt Disney
Song writer:
Animator(s): Ub Iwerks,

Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising

Release date(s): March 17, 1929
Running time:
Budget:
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Plane Crazy is an American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. The cartoon, released in 1929 by the Walt Disney Studios, was the first creation of the character Mickey Mouse. It was made as a silent film and given a test screening to a theater audience on May 15, 1928, but failed to pick up a distributor. Later that year, Disney released Mickey's first sound cartoon, Steamboat Willie, which was an enormous success. Following this, Plane Crazy was released as a sound cartoon on March 17, 1929. It was the fourth Mickey film to be released after Steamboat Willie, The Gallopin' Gaucho, and The Barn Dance (1928).

PlotEdit

Mickey is trying to fly an airplane to imitate Charles Lindbergh. After building his own airplane, he did a flight simulation to ensure that the plane is safe for flight but the flight fails, destroying the plane. Using a roadster and remains of his plane to create another plane, he asks a young mouse girl, Minnie to join him for its first flight after she presents him with a horseshoe for good luck. They take an out-of-control flight with exaggerated, impossible situations. An un-anthropomorphic cow briefly "rides" the aircraft. This is Clarabelle Cow making her first appearance, though the cow is actually an early, more "cowlike" predecessor of Clarabelle named Carolyn. Mickey even uses a turkey's tail to use as a tail for his plane. Once he regains control of the plane, he repeatedly tries to kiss Minnie. When she refuses, he uses force: he breaks her concentration and terrifies her by throwing her out of the airplane, catching her with the airplane, and he uses this to kiss her. Minnie then parachutes out of the plane using her bloomers. While distracted by her, Mickey loses control of the plane and eventually crashes into a tree. Minnie then lands, and Mickey laughs at her. Minnie then storms off, rebuffing him. Mickey then angrily throws the good luck horseshoe given to him by Minnie and it boomerangs around a tree, hitting him and ringing around his neck; this causes stars to fly out toward the screen, with one of the stars filling the screen up, ending the film.

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GalleryEdit

Short Films 
Trolley Troubles, Steamboat Willie, The Gallopin' Gaucho, Plane Crazy, The Karnival Kid, The Hunter, Mickey's Revue, The Mad Doctor, The Mail Pilot, The Wise Little Hen, Orphan's Benefit, Mickey's Steamroller, Orphan's Picnic, Thru the Mirror, Mickey's Rival, Donald and Pluto, Don Donald, Pluto's Quin-Puplets, Good Scouts, The Whalers, Brave Little Tailor, Donald's Golf Game, Society Dog Show, The Hockey Champ, Donald's Cousin Gus, The Pointer, Mr. Duck Steps Out, Bone Trouble, Pluto's Dream House, The Little Whirlwind, The Sleepwalker, How to Fish, The Flying Jalopy, Private Pluto, First Aiders, Tiger Trouble, The Legend of Coyote Rock, Cured Duck, In Dutch, Dumbell of the Yukon, Donald's Dilemma, Foul Hunting, Chip an' Dale, Pluto's Blue Note, Pluto's Fledgling, Soup's On, Three for Breakfast, Mickey and the Seal, Donald's Happy Birthday, Winter Storage, Pluto's Sweater, Toy Tinkers, Pluto and the Gopher, Motor Mania, Camp Dog, Lucky Number, Fathers Are People, Father's Lion, Donald Applecore, Two Gun Goofy, Two Weeks Vacation, The Simple Things, Don's Fountain of Youth, Canvas Back Duck, Donald's Diary, Dragon Around, Aquamania, Scrooge McDuck and Money, Mickey's Christmas Carol, Sport Goofy in Soccermania, The Prince and the Pauper, Runaway Brain, How to Hook Up Your Home Theater, Get a Horse!
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