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. 2248 Prod. Title The Little Whirlwind Draft No. 4 Page No. 1 Date 9/26/40
Seq. No. Seq. Title
Director Riley Thomspon Asst. Dir. Ray de Vally Layout Man Chas. Phillippi
Chas. Connor
Sec'y Vi Zimmerman
Scene
No.
Artist Screen
Footage
B. G. Data Description
1 Kimball/
Timmons
10-11
Scr.
1/8 S
N/S C. U. - Minnie opens oven door and looks in.
Oven door acts as iris in.
2 Kimball/
Timmons
9-13
1/8
N/S
6 1/2 F
M. C. U. - Minnie takes cake from oven and starts
toward window.
3 Clark/
Parks
10-10
1/8 S
SA 4 M. C. U. - Minnie sets cake in window, vapor from
4 Clark 39-06
Scr.
N/P
6 1/2 P
M. C. U. - Mickey walking along whistling.
Aroma socks him, then pulls him and he
floats along with it to the window.
Minnie slams window down, cutting off
vapor, and Mickey falls to ground.
5 Clark 14-04
Scr.
N/S C. U. - Mickey adjusts his hat, looks at cake,
face agaianst wind, looks at Minnie
and back at cake, and then knocks
on window.
6 Kimball
Wiggenhorn
7-0
1/8 S
S/P
SA 10
C. U. - Minnie sifting flour. Off-stage
knocking. She looks over her
shoulder to window, registers dis-
gust at Mickey, wheels back and
sifts faster.
7 Clark 10-0
Scr.
N/S Mickey wiggles his eyebrows, goes
into pantomime actions, points to
cake and then to himself, rubs
stomach, licks lips and rolls eyes.
8 Kimball
Will
6-08
Scr.
1/8 S
PAN
SA 12
M. C. U. - 2-shot - Mickey looking up at
window. Minnie raises window and
says "I'VE NOTHING FOR LOAFERS!
GOOD-DAY!"
9 Clark 4-09
Scr.
STILL
SA 7
C. U. - Mickey yelling through window in
pantomime.
10 Muse/Clark/
Debeeson
7-06
Scr.
Scr.
1/4 S
N/P C. U. - Mickey's yell blasts through
window, blowing Minnie back.