“I hope we never lose sight of one thing—that it was all started by a mouse.” -Walt Disney
The 1928 Disney’s iconic Mickey Mouse cartoon short “Steamboat Willie” was first shown at the Colony Theater in New York, and now in 2019 you can hug the one who started it all with this adorable online-exclusive plush from Build-A-Bear! You can also watch the short on the Disney+ subscription streaming service!
Mickey’s birthday is now recognized around the world as November 18, the day Disney debuted this 8-minute cartoon that combined hand drawn animation and synchronized sound, revolutionizing an industry. So this adorable 16-inch online exclusive can be added to your collection to celebrate that day!
Steamboat Willie joins Build-A-Bear along with a festive Mickey and Minnie as part of the 2019 Holiday Collection, and expands Build A Bears catalog of Disney favorites including Maleficent, Frozen 2, and the Lion King!
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