Clipped From The Evening Independent
'Mickey Mouse' Marks 25th Year J * * Walt Disney Built Fortune On Little Character By FRED HIFT | Central Press Correspondent j NEW YORK—Walt Disney was asked recently what Mickey Mouse j had made over the years. Without hesitation , and smiling broadly,; Disney came back with a one-word ; reply: "Me." ! This year, in October to be exac^,; the word's best-known mouse celc-; brates its 25th birthday on the' movie screen; and Disney, who j owes much of his initial success to i the little fellow, is marking the! occasion by jutting out a special picture that will trace Mickey's. whole history, from the 1928: Steamboat Willie to the present. ; The story of Mickey Mouse and his girl friend, Minnie, starts in a speeding train IP which Disney nd his wife are riding from New to Hollywood. They are a ejected couple. Disney has just had a row with is distributor. For some time now , ;-^Sr,. :; -ia.-tw^, MMiMt^y, f+ ] \ •• ...';.0> .... .-££- '-~fyj~'^! ;<V !;/ PLUTO THE PUP has baked something very special.