Mickey’s Polo Team is Released

Walt Disney was a huge fan of polo, so he had the horse sense to include his favorite sport into a short cartoon, Mickey’s Polo Team. Walt’s pitted one polo team, which included the likes of Hollywood legends Laurel and Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, and Harpo Marx, against another squad made up of a few other well known-celebrities, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and the Big Bad Wolf. The star-studded assemblage was not just limited to the teams. The animated all-star audience watching the match included Shirley Temple, Clark Gable, W.C. Fields alongside Pluto, Clarabelle Cow, and various characters from the Silly Symphonies. Today, youngsters may not recognize all the well-known caricatures of the 1930s, but the film continues to delight young and old at the Main Street Cinema in Disneyland.