Friday, April 11, 2014

Fact of the Day: Mortimer Mouse

Walt Disney originally wanted Mickey Mouse to be named Mortimer. Though his wife convinced him it was a bad idea. 

14 comments:

  1. thanked God the wife had something to do with naming the character... Mickey is perfect!
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  2. cool, ole Steamboat Willie!

    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  3. Oh I like the name Mickey Mouse better.

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  4. Mortimer does have a certain ring to it:)

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  5. Jeje...jejeje... Desde luego tuvo que ser complicado... Me gusta la foto... Un saludo desde Murcia.

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  6. I knew that, given Mickey's original looks Mortimer kinda fits

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  7. Mortimer sounds like an undertaker's name. Mickey sounds snappy and fun. His wife was right.

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  8. Women always have the last word, hehehe. Great for her! Kisses:)

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  9. I've heard this, along with the rumor Walt changed the name to Mickey after meeting Mickey Rooney.

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  10. Mortimer just doesn't work. Thank goodness his wife was around to bring him to his senses :)

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  11. Oh, yes...I had forgotten this...

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  12. His wife was a genius ! Mickey is Mickey ! :)

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