The Cactus Kid and Pioneer Days (Columbia, 1930)

  Go West, young mouse   A sometimes overlooked part of the comedy Western oeuvre (posh word, oeuvre) is the animated cartoon. But it was inevitable, given the popularity of the Western, and especially, pre-war, the more juvenile Western, that Mickey and his confrères would go West. Later in the 30s, all Mickey’s cartoon colleagues […]