The Nifty Nineties

1941 Mickey Mouse short directed by Riley Thomson

The Nifty Nineties is an animated short film. It was produced in Technicolor by Walt Disney Productions and released to theaters on June 20, 1941 by RKO Radio Pictures.

The Nifty Nineties
Directed byRiley Thomson
Produced byWalt Disney
StarringWalt Disney
Thelma Boardman
Ward Kimball
Fred Moore
Music byCharles Wolcott
Animation byWard Kimball
Walt Kelly
Fred Moore
Claude Smith
David Swift
Les Clark
Art Fitzpatrick (effects)
Layouts byCharles Conner
Color processTechnicolor
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures (original)
Buena Vista Distribution (reissue)
Release date
  • June 20, 1941 (1941-06-20)
Running time
6 minutes
CountryUnited States

Part of the dance sequence with Fred and Ward was reused in a scene in Jiminy Cricket's You and Your Senses of Taste and Smell.

Voice cast


Home media


The short was released on May 18, 2004 on Walt Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Living Color, Volume Two: 1939-Today.[2]


  1. Kaufman, J.B.; Gerstein, David (2018). Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse: The Ultimate History. Cologne: Taschen. ISBN 978-3-8365-5284-4.
  2. "Mickey Mouse in Living Color Volume 2 DVD Review". DVD Dizzy. Retrieved 19 February 2021.[permanent dead link]

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