ACMI Identifier
506264
Title
Steamboat Willie
Creator & Role
Walt Disney Productions, production company
Walt Disney, producer
Place of Production
United States
Creation Date
1928
Colour
Black and White
Sound / Audio
Sound
Duration
00:08:00
Language
English
Description
Steamboat Willie is the first animated film to use synchronised sound, and the first Mickey Mouse cartoon ever released. Mickey appears as a crew member on a riverboat which is captained by big bad Pete. Minnie Mouse is the passenger who joins Mickey as he uses various props as musical instruments. Animation by Ub Iwerks.
Form
Short films
Short films/Short films - United States
Genre
Animation
Subject Group
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV/Motion picture industry - History
Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV/Animation (Cinematography)
Crafts & Visual Arts/Cartoon characters
Holdings
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)