animated cartoon Mickey's the Prince and the Pauper © Disney
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Mickey's the Prince and the Pauper

The wise old king of England is on his deathbed and his Captain of the Guard, Pete, is using the opportunity to steal from the peasantry in the name of the crown. Out on the streets, the pauper Mickey Mouse dreams of what it must be like to be royalty and always have a full belly and a warm place to sleep. Meanwhile, the bored Prince, (who happens to look just like Mickey), is tired of his endless royal duties. When Mickey and the Prince meet by chance, the Prince decides it's the perfect opportunity to switch places with Mickey for just one day of real freedom. What starts out as a harmless day off from their normal lives, gets more serious when Pete decides to get the real Prince out of the way once and for all...

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Seven years had to pass to actually watch again Mickey in a new theatrical short, and although this epic and expensive short premiered without having the same success of Mickey's...
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I absolutely love it! Mickey's my favorite Disney character, and his pal Pluto and Donald Duck, who are also in this film too; with Donald as a...
Created by: Disney
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA
Featuring the voices of:
Wayne Allwine ... Mickey Mouse, The Prince
Bill Farmer ... Goofy, Horace, Pluto
Arthur Burghardt ... Captain Pete
Tony Anselmo ... Donald Duck
Frank Welker ... Archbishop, Dying King
Elvia Allman ... Clarabelle
Roy Dotrice ... Narrator
Directed by: George Scribner
Produced by: Dan Rounds
Musical Score by: Nicholas Pike
Writing Credits: Charles Fleischer, Gerrit Graham, Samuel Graham, Chris Hubbell and Jenny Tripp
Based on: the novel by Mark Twain

This short debuted in theatres ahead of The Rescuers Down Under.

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