The Creation of Mickey Mouse
Clip: Season 27 Episode 8 | 2m 23s
After losing control of his first animated star, Oswald, Walt Disney brainstormed with his team to come up with a new cartoon character: a mouse named Mickey. "Walt Disney" premieres September 14 and 15 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.
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Walt Disney premieres September 14 & 15, 2015 9/8c. on PBS American Experience.
Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Consumer Cellular. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.