12. From Black and White to Colour

Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie

Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie ( Image: Walt Disney)

Mickey’s last black-and-white appearance was in The Kangaroo – and his first color role was as musician Leonard Sanderson in The Band Concert on February 23, 1935.

13. The sorcerer

In 1940, Mickey was cast as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice in Fantasia, one of his most well-known roles. In 1955, The Mickey Mouse Club made its television debut.