Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary 2018 Niue 2oz high relief proof silver coin. Engraved images of Mickey as his.
Mickeys birthday, is officially November 18 and this collection honors of the release of his first theatrical film. On November 18, 1928 - only 5000 minted. Steamboat Willie is a 1928 American animated short film directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. It was produced in black-and-white by Walt Disney Studios and was released by Celebrity Productions.
The cartoon is considered the debut of Mickey Mouse and his girlfriend Minnie, although both the characters appeared several months earlier in a test screening of Plane Crazy. Steamboat Willie was the third of Mickeys films to be produced, but was the first to be distributed because Walt Disney, having seen The Jazz Singer , had committed himself to producing the first fully synchronized sound cartoon. Steamboat Willie is especially notable for being the first Disney cartoon with synchronized sound, including character sounds and a musical score. Disney understood from early on that synchronized sound was the future of film.It was the first cartoon to feature a fully post-produced soundtrack which distinguished it from earlier sound cartoons such as Inkwell Studios Song Car-Tunes (19241927) and Van Beuren Studios Dinner Time (1928). Steamboat Willie became the most popular cartoon of its day. While the film has received some criticism, it has also received wide critical acclaim, not only for introducing one of the worlds most popular cartoon characters, but for its technical innovation.
In 1994 members of the animation field voted Steamboat Willie 13th in the book The 50 Greatest Cartoons , which listed the greatest cartoons of all time. In 1998 the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry for being deemed culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant. This delightful, limited-edition 2oz silver collectible coin features. These features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Presented in a Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary branded coin case, ideal for display, and outer packaging.
A certificate of authenticity is enclosed. 2oz of 0.999 silver.
The item "Mickey Mouse 90th Anniversary 2018 Niue 2oz high relief proof silver coin" is in sale since Tuesday, April 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Disneyana\Contemporary (1968-Now)\Other Contemporary Disney". The seller is "minted-uk" and is located in Essex. This item can be shipped worldwide.