The Standard Parade
Studio: Disney Release Date : 1939
Cumulative rating: No Ratings Posted

Synopsis

Mickey leads the way in a short promotional film for the 1939 Standard Oil "Travel Tykes Weekly" comic book tie-in.

Characters

Mickey Mouse
Goofy
Donald Duck
Minnie Mouse
Fifer Pig
Fiddler Pig
Practical Pig
Big Bad Wolf
Pluto
Doc
Happy
Grumpy
Bashful
Sleepy
Sneezy
Dopey (II)

Credits

Director

Riley Thompson

Animator

Sam Cobean
Rex Cox
Osmond Evans
Amby Paliwoda
Scott Whitaker
Robert W. "Bob" Carlson Jr.
Arthur Elliot
Volus Jones
Ken Peterson
Johnny Cannon
Nick de Tolly
Eddie Strickland
Claude Smith

Layout

Jim Carmichael

Asst. Director

Jack Bruner

Music Supervision

Charles Wolcott


Trivia

  • A commercial short made for the Standard Oil Company.

Technical Specifications

Animation Type: Standard (Hand-drawn-Cel) Animation
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
Color Type: Technicolor
Sound Type: Mono: RCA Sound Recording
Print Type: 35mm
Negative Type: 35mm
Cinematographic Format: Spherical
Original Language: English

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From Billy Joe :

It's very simple, but well animated. It includes Mickey Mouse leading a parade of classic Disney characters. They are encouraging the viewer about Standard Oil. This short is an easter egg on Mickey Mouse in Living Color Volume 2. It has a black-and-white introduction about Walt Disney following it.

From Bryan Hensley :

This shortie from 1939 has re-used music from the 1932 shortie "Parade of The Award Nominees", but it features a bunch of new stars that many of us are aware of, including myself. It also features Mickey and Minnie leading the way, with their new look. The seven dwarves, Donald, Goofy, Pluto, the Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf, and even Toby Tortoise are in it this time around. (Only Toby's unusually brown.) I'm sure this kind of hype for a comic series 70 years ago is nothing compared to Disney Blu-ray discs today! (Virtually every Disney DVD I've gotten since 2007 has a Disney Blu-ray insert in it, sheesh!) Take it from me, this shortie for a Standard Oil comic series can be more entertaining than a Disney Blu-ray commercial! I hope all of you can enjoy it, too.