Building a Building (film) Mickey Mouse cartoon; released on January 7, 1933. Directed by Dave Hand. Mickey is a steam shovel operator at a construction site where Pete is the foreman; Minnie is selling box lunches. After Pete steals and eats Mickey’s lunch, Minnie gives Mickey a box lunch. Pete attempts to kidnap Minnie, but Mickey and Minnie defeat him in a hot pursuit throughout the building. Mickey joins Minnie as co-operator of her box lunch wagon, leaving Pete stuck in a cement mixer among fallen girders.