Mickey Mouse Banned

July 30, 2022

The banning of a Mickey Mouse cartoon is the last thing one would expect, but in 1932 it happened. The cartoon showed a cow in a pasture reading a book that was considered obscene. The book was Elinor Glyn’s Three Weeks, which told the story of a young Englishman’s affair with a Russian queen. The book had been banned in Boston in 1908 and was considered vulgar and boring by moralists and critics alike. It is a mystery how the book came to be put in a Walt Disney cartoon.

~ One Night Stands With American History

… I tried looking for the cartoon, but couldn’t find it.

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