Mickey Mouse or (English: Mickey Mouse) is a fictional cartoon character in the form of a Mouse who became the icon for The Walt Disney Company created by Ub Iwerks in the 1920s. Mickey Mouse has grown from just an animated character to become a world-famous symbol. In some of the early Mickey cartoons, Walt Disney himself had voiced.
Mickey as icon
Mickey Mouse character became a symbol for America, especially in the spread of US culture to various parts of the world and became a symbol of joy. Mickey became a symbol of The Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney himself as expressed by Walt's wife, Lillian. Mickey and Walt develop together and become a mirror of their personalities. US President Jimmy Carter once said:
"Mickey Mouse is the symbol of goodwill, surpassing all languages and cultures. When one sees Mickey Mouse, they see happiness."
Mickey Mouse is a symbol of goodness beyond all languages and cultures. When one looks at Miki, one sees joy. Mickey's head silhouette consisting of a large circle as the "head" and two small circles as "ears" became the logo for the company under the auspices of The Walt Disney Company which bears the Disney name.
Creation and debut
Initially, Mickey was created as a replacement for Oswald the Lucky Rabbit made by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks for Charles Mintz of Universal Studios but they were fired when requesting a higher budget for the popular Oswald and since then Oswald has been drawn by someone else.
For the continuity of the company, Walt had to find a new character and the idea of Mickey Mouse emerged while Walt was on the train. The character's name before being named Miki was Mortimer but his wife, Lillian Disney, didn't like it. Now, the name Mortimer Rat is used for Mickey's enemy character in fighting over the Mini Mouse.
Mickey and the Mini Mouse appeared for the first time in Plane Crazy which was released on May 15, 1928. However, The Walt Disney Company later celebrated Mickey Mouse's "birthday" on November 18, 1928, which was the release date of the animated Steamboat Willie, the first Mickey Mouse animated film. times using voice.
Mickey Mouse reached its peak from the 1930's to the 1950's. However, in the early 1950s, its position of glory was gradually shifted by Tom and Jerry who had higher ratings and fans than Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphonies. In 1955, Mickey Mouse's glory was completely shifted by his colleague who was both at Walt Disney, Donald Duck who also had more fans than Mickey.
1970s - present
On November 18, 1978, to coincide with Mickey's 50th birthday, he became the first cartoon character to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard. In 1988, Mickey appeared with Bugs Bunny for the first time in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Bugs Bunny is a competitor to Mickey from Warner Bros. in the film, both have exactly the same timing. The film is also a historic event in the world of cinema.
Television programs featuring Mickey during this period include Mickey Mouse Works and Disney's House of Mouse while some of Mickey's films in recent years include Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983), Runaway Brain (1995), and The Three Musketeers and Mickey's Twice. Upon a Christmas (2004).
Mickey also takes part in the video games Kingdom Hearts directed by Disney Interactive and Square Enix as the king of the Disney castle with the Mini Mouse as the queen, Donald Duck as the wizard, and Goofy as the chief palace guard. In the first game, Miki didn't appear too much, but in the sequel Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories for Game Boy Advance, Miki has started to appear and is expected to play a bigger role in Kingdom Hearts II.
In the early days, Mickey's voice was filled by Walt Disney sen