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. 2242 Prod. Title Mr. Mouse Takes a Trip Draft No. 2 Page No. 1 Date 5/16/1940
Seq. No. Seq. Title
Director Geronomi Asst. Dir. Duckwall Layout Man Carmichael Sec'y Esther
Scene
No.
Artist Screen
Footage
B. G. Data Description
1 Engman 8-12
1/2 S
NEW
STILL
IRIS IN on Burbank Station - offtage
whistling of Mickey is heard
2 Lundy 18-06
Scr.
NEW PAN LS Mickey whistling enters doorway - turns
left - hears offstage train whistle - goes into
nonchalant pose leaning on cane.
4 Otterstrom 12-11
Scr.
NEW
PAN
MCU - Pluto [enters and sees a poster with] in-
scription: SEE THE GIANT REDWOOD FOREST.
Mickey calls offstage: HEY PLUTO, HERE SHE
COMES. Pluto takes - starts out.
5 Lundy 17-15
Scr.
Plus
1/4
NEW
PAN
MCU - Mickey in relaxed pose - Pluto in -
assumes same pose as Mickey. Train roars
thru - backdraft blows Pluto by Mickey,
Mickey grabs him with cans - starts out with
baggage saying: HURRY UP, PLUTO!
6 Muse 6-14
Scr.
Plus
1/4
NEW
STILL
MCU - Entrance to train - Mickey rushes in
grabbing hold of Pluto's tail. Blank door-
way - Mickey and Pluto booted out - Pete out -
says: HEY YOU - NO DOGS ALLOWED!
7 Muse 6-04
Scr.
Plus
1/4
NEW
PAN
MCU - Pete o.s. says: SEE! Mickey & Pluto
sprawled out on ground - suitcases in -
Pluto's rebounds showing mess of bones.
8 Love 23-06
Scr.
NEW
STILL
CU - Pete in entrance of train calling
stations: TRAINS LEAVING FOR ALBUQUERQUE
AMARILLA AZUSA (tobacco auctioneer) AND
ALL POINTS WEST. Pete takes out watch -
hits it against side of train.
9 Love 5-04
1/2S
NEW
STILL
CU - Watch showing two signal hands - one
hand shoots at half hour - light on and
flashes green indicating GO.
10 Love 3-0
Scr.
SA 8 CU - Pete places watch back in pocket -
Yells: ALL ABOARD!
11 Lundy 11-14
Scr.
Plus
1/2
NEW
STILL
MCU - Mickey puts Pluto in suitcase and
starts out saying: COME ON PLUTO WE
GOTTA HURRY! Handle of suitcase tears off.
Pluto inside suitcase barks up and down
on platform.