Category Archives: Shorts

Disney’s Symphony Hour Goofy Store Big Fig

Symphony Hour is a 1942 animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions. The story depicts Mickey Mouse conducting a symphony orchestra sponsored by his oft-enemy, Pete. Obviously, it doesn’t go well! Or does it? On the night of the performance, everyone is getting ready while Goofy … Continue reading

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Theme Park Steamboat Willie 24″ Knitted Plush

Steamboat Willie was released on November 18, 1928, and is the first on-screen appearance of Mickey Mouse. This date is now used for his ‘birthday’. For an exhaustive review of the Short itself, you can check out a post over … Continue reading

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Disney Mickey Mouse PEZ Candy Dispensers

Who hasn’t heard of the PEZ company and its iconic candy? Pez was invented in Austria and later exported worldwide. Although the company primarily considers itself to be a candy company, they are forever identified with the comical dispensers we … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘A Friend Like You’ Mini Book

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Year: 2001 Pages: 132 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-7407-1085-0 “A friend like you slows down a dizzy world.” At just about 2″ square this book won’t win the Biggest Thing Ever Award of 2022! But it does have a big heart, and … Continue reading

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Nano Metalfigs 100% Die-Cast Steamboat Willie Figures

Steamboat Willie was released in 1928 as a Short film by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. It was produced in black and white and is considered the debut of Mickey Mouse, although a Short called Plane Crazy was completed first. The sensation that was The … Continue reading

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Funko Minis Pixar Shorts Tinny & Luxo Jr. Figures

There have been many unlikely friends in the world of Pixar films: Buzz and Woody. Mike and Sulley. McQueen and Mater. Luxo Jr. and Tinny. Who? To recognize these last two figures from the Funko Minis Pixar Shorts set, you … Continue reading

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Funko Minis Pixar Shorts Vinyl Day and Night Figures

I’m returning to the Funko Minis Pixar Shorts vinyl figures, adding to my Blue Bird figure, for another post featuring two characters from one of my all-time favorites: When Day, a sunny fellow, encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly darker moods, … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Fire Brigade Ceramic Teapot

Mickey’s Fire Brigade is a color Mickey Mouse short released in 1935. Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are firefighters who must rescue Clarabelle Cow from a burning building without interrupting her bath. And of course, they do a great job. (Pause for sarcasm to sink in) No. No they don’t! … Continue reading

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Funko Minis Pixar Shorts Vinyl Blue Bird Figure

For the Birds opens as one by one, a flock of small birds perch on a telephone wire. Sitting close together has problems enough, but then along comes a large dopey bird that tries to join them. The birds of … Continue reading

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Posta Romana ‘Band Concert’ Commemorative Stamps

Posta Romana is the only postal services provider in Romania. Founded in 1862, Posta Romana offers a wide range of services in the country and is in charge of sending and receiving all postcards and money transfer services and other … Continue reading

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