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Parade of the Award Nominees (1932)

Academy Award nominees march in a parade grand marshaled by Mickey Mouse.

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Walt Disney (uncredited), Burt Gillett (uncredited)
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Mickey Mouse grand marshals a parade of 1932 Academy Award nominees. Minnie Mouse leads the marching band and Clarabelle Cow rolls out a carpet for the celebrities. Wallace Beery marches in boxing gloves with Jackie Cooper as his footman. Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt walk the route together. Helen Hayes shuffles down the carpet. Fredric March appears as both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Marie Dressler follows, trailing a corset and an alarm clock. Pluto brings up the rear of the parade. Written by Melissa

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The caricatured actors are all of the nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Actress in a Leading Role from the 1932 Academy Awards ceremony. In order: Wallace Beery (and Jackie Cooper) from The Champ (1931), Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt from The Guardsman (1931), Helen Hayes from The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931), Fredric March from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), and Marie Dressler from Emma (1932). See more »

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Remade as The Standard Parade (1939) See more »

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Mickey in Living Color
7 August 2005 | by CuriosityKilledShawnSee all my reviews

For the REAL first time. This short was made for the Academy Awards banquet back in 1932, before politics and TV ratings ruined the prestigious awards AND the 'ceremony'. Funny thing is, Mickey appears wearing green shorts instead of his usual red and Pluto is grey. The short itself is nothing more than a walking parade of all the particular Oscar Nominees that year, including Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper, Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt, Helen Hayes, Fredric March and Marie Dressler from Emma. I can see how this would appeal to those at the dinner and no one else but it's cool to be able to watch this for nostalgia purposes.

I did review this before but the IMDb deleted my review for no reason, so lets keep our fingers crossed that they don't do it again eh.


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Official Sites:

Walt Disney

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desfile de nominados al oscar See more »

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Production Co:

Walt Disney Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (R.C.A. Photophone)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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