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Fact or Fiction: 'Steamboat Willie' wasn't the first Mickey Mouse cartoon?

Posted at 2:08 PM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-19 17:12:18-05

(KGTV) - Was the iconic 'Steamboat Willie' the very first Mickey Mouse cartoon ever made?


Walt Disney's first Mickey Mouse film was called 'Plane Crazy.' It was a silent film shown to a test audience in 1928. But distributors weren't excited about it, so it wasn't released to the public.

But after 'Steamboat Willie' became a huge hit, 'Plane Crazy' was finally released as the 4th Mickey Mouse film in 1929.

'Steamboat Willie' was the first Mickey Mouse cartoon with sound.