Mickey Mouse Collectibles
From Mickey Mouse radiator caps and light bulbs to candy tins and greeting cards, images of the ubiquitous mouse are difficult to escape. Yet few fans know that Mickey actually began as Oswald, and was more rabbit than mouse. When Walter Elias Disney moved from Missouri to Los Angeles in 1923, he soon began developing his first animated short films, whose hero was dubbed Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Oswald owed much of his appearance to blackface...