|Directed by||Burt Gillett|
|Story by||Dick Friel|
|Produced by||Walt Disney|
|Starring||Walt Disney |
|Music by||Albert Hay Malotte|
|Animation by||Character animation: |
Additional character animation:
Don Williams (uncredited)
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
|December 24, 1937 (Christmas Eve)|
Lonesome Ghosts is a 1937 Disney animated cartoon. It was released through RKO Radio Pictures. It was released on December 24, 1937, three days after Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). It was directed by Burt Gillett and animated by Izzy Klein, Ed Love, Milt Kahl, Marvin Woodward, Bob Wickersham, Clyde Geronimi, Dick Huemer, Dick Williams, Art Babbitt and Rex Cox. The short features Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy as members of The Ajax Ghost Exterminators. It was the 98th short in the Mickey Mouse film series to be released, and the ninth for that year.
This short is the first time Goofy uses the catchphrase "Somethin' wrong here!".
Voice cast[change | change source]
- Mickey Mouse: Walt Disney
- Donald Duck: Clarence Nash
- Goofy: Pinto Colvig
- Short Ghost: Billy Bletcher
- Other ghosts: unknown
Releases[change | change source]
- 1937 – theatrical release
- 1954 – Disneyland, episode #1.1: "The Disneyland Story" (TV)
- 1963 – theatrical re-release with The Sword in The Stone
- 1968 – Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, episode #15.11: "The Mickey Mouse Anniversary Show" (TV)
- c. 1972 – The Mouse Factory, episode #5: "Spooks and Magic" (TV)
- c. 1977 – The Wonderful World of Disney episode #5: "Halloween Hall o' Fame" (TV)
- c. 1983 – Good Morning, Mickey!, episode #79 (TV)
- 1983 – A Disney Halloween (TV)
- c. 1997 – The Ink and Paint Club, episode #22: "Classic Mickey" (TV)
- c. 1998 – The Ink and Paint Club, episode #55: "Oooh! Scary!" (TV)
- 2009 – Have a Laugh!, episode #1 (TV)
- 2010 – 13 Nights of Halloween
Home media[change | change source]
The short was released on December 4, 2001 on Walt Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Living Color.
Additional releases include:
- 1982 – Bonus on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (VHS)
- 1989 – Cartoon Classics: Halloween Haunts (VHS)
- 2000 – Bonus on The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (DVD)
- 2002 – Mickey's House of Villains (DVD)
- 2010 – Have a Laugh! Volume One" (DVD)
- 2019 – Disney+ release
References[change | change source]
- Kaufman, J.B.; Gerstein, David (2018). Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: The Ultimate History. Cologne: Taschen. ISBN 978-3-8365-5284-4.
- "Lonesome Ghosts". www.bcdb.com, April 12, 2012
- Lenburg, Jeff (1999). The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons. Checkmark Books. pp. 107-109. ISBN 0-8160-3831-7. Retrieved 6 June 2020.
- "Mickey Mouse in Living Color DVD Review". DVD Dizzy. Retrieved 20 February 2021.