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(Wikipedia)   Today is the 50th anniversary of the death of the creator of Mickey Mouse   (en.wikipedia.org) divider line
    More: Vintage, Ub Iwerks, Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, Financial backers, father of Disney Legend Don Iwerks, The Walt Disney Company, Gram cartoon series, sketches of frogs  
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2021-07-07 10:27:10 AM  
Ub Iwerks?

Yup, Ub Iwerks.

That man was a phenomenon - a legitimate genius in many ostensibly unrelated areas.
 
2021-07-07 1:15:15 PM  
So that means Mickey Mouse will be in the public domain soon, right?
 
2021-07-07 1:24:41 PM  
I learned something new today. It wasn't just Walt Disney that brought Mickey to us.
 
2021-07-07 1:25:15 PM  
Walt Disney Animation Studios' Steamboat Willie
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2021-07-07 1:35:28 PM  
Chester J. Lampwick?
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2021-07-07 2:15:03 PM  
From the Wiki link, sounds like the real creator was Hugh Harman.
 
2021-07-07 2:15:37 PM  
He's one of these guys now:

Silly Symphonies - The Skeleton Dance
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2021-07-07 2:27:03 PM  

kdawg7736: [Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/BBgghnQF​6E4]


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Huh. I thought Mickey always had the gloves.
 
2021-07-07 4:22:19 PM  
Missed co-exiting with Jim Morrison by just a few days.
 
2021-07-07 5:44:19 PM  
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2021-07-07 10:44:09 PM  
Ub and Walt were Kansas Citians, fwiw.
 
2021-07-08 3:23:58 PM  

Dear Jerk: Ub and Walt were Kansas Citians, fwiw.


...and this was his home there.

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