New Mickey Mouse Short “Get A Horse!”

Get A Horse!

For those who go to see “Frozen” when it debuts on the big screen November 27, 2013, you are in for a treat.  The new Mickey short “Get A Horse!” will be shown before the feature film in 3D.

So what makes this short different than any others that are out there?  It is the first original Mickey Mouse theatrical animated short since 1995’s “Runaway Brain”.  This short also is coming out just a few weeks after Mickey’s 85th birthday.  The director, Lauren MacMullen, is fond of the earliest Mickey Mouse shorts, mostly because of their simplicity and freshness.  She decided for a style resembling the 1928 animation.  It took 18 months to produce the short.  It features both hand-drawn animation and computer animation.  To achieve the 1928 look, ageing and blur filters were added to the image, while for the CG part, they created new models, faithful to character designs of 1928.

The most exciting part of this short is that Walt Disney himself is voicing Mickey Mouse.  Yes that’s right, the man who originally voiced the mouse is back.  The short features archival voice recordings of Walt Disney as Mickey Mouse.

The plot for “Get a Horse!” follows Mickey, his love Minnie Mouse and some very old friends Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow as they delight in a musical wagon ride.  Mickey’s foe Peg-Leg Pete shows up and tries to run them off the road. Disney released these stills from the short. Click on them to enlarge.

[nggallery id=8]

Please enjoy this clip and be sure to see “Frozen” in theaters on November 27, 2013.

mm

Author: TMSM Avenger

Co-Owner / Webmaster / Business Relations / PT Writer
As co-owner and co-creator of The Main Street Mouse. Working in a technical support position for 18 years, it was time for a change. As the Webmaster and Project Planner, I spend most of my time researching everything from the latest Disney News, technology advances and of course keeping up on all the Marvel news that comes out. I never considered myself a writer but I’ve come to like blogging and sharing news with all. I feel blessed everyday that I get to spend my days working with my best friend and love of my life while we continue to grow and expand what started as a hobby all those years ago.

Leave a Reply