Original Animation Drafts

The drafts for this short are from the collection of Hans Perk at A. Film L.A. and are reprinted here with his permission.

Prod. No. 2227 Prod. Title The Pointer Draft No. 4 Page No. 1 Date 12/12/1938
Seq. No. Seq. Title
Director Asst. Dir. Layout Man Sec'y
Scene
No.
Artist Screen
Footage
B. G. Data Description
1 M. R. B. 8.3
Anim.
Scr.
minus 3/4
S/N IRISI IN: CU Book cover. Title of book: "HOW
to train a Pointer." o. s. dialogue - Mickey
says: "-- AND WHEN THE GAME IS FIRST SIGHTED --"
2 Blair 19.1
Anim.
Scr.
S/N EXT. Camp Site -MCU Mickey and Pluto - Mickey
reads "-- TRUE POINTER WILL TAKE HIS POSITION
AND NOT MOVE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES -- GET
THAT, PLUTO?" Pluto nods yes, Mickey adds:
"REMEMBER, DON'T MOVE!" Mickey rises (TRUCK
BACK TO FS)
2.1 Blair 7.0
Anim.
Scr.
S/N CU Mickey adds: "-- AND MAYBE A NICE, BIG.
JUICY BEAR-STEAK! HUH?"
3 Blair 4.1
Anim.
Scr.
S/N CU Pluto - slobbers and smacks his chops in
anticipation.
4 Blair 3.8
Anim.
Scr.
P/SA 2 MS - Mickey and Pluto -- Mickey picks up gun
and spies can of beans.
4.1 M. R. "B." 1.12
Anim.
Scr.
S/N CU - Can of beans on stump.
4.2 Blair 16.10
Anim.
Scr.
P/N MCU Mickey (picks up can of beans) "BEANS!
BAH! -- HUH!" (throws beans away). He starts
away and says: "COME ON, PLUTO!" Pluto
follows him.
5 Ollie 16.12
Anim.
Scr.
plus 1/4
P/N LS Camp Site - Mickey and Pluto leaving.
Pan left to right. Mickey whistling and
very cocky.
6 Ollie/
Karp
11.6
Anim.
Scr.
S/N LS Mickey and Pluto walking through woods
DISSOLVE TO:
7 Ollie 25.14
Anim.
Scr.
plus 1/4
P/N MLS Ext. Forest - Mickey and Pluto -- Mickey
hears o. s. "Bob White", He says "SH-H-H--"
Both sneak forward on pan.