He nearly wasn’t called Mickey.Walt Disney wanted to name Mickey to be Mortimer Mouse but changed his mind after his wife Lillian didn’t like it and said it was too “arrogant”
Charlie Chaplin was an inspiration. Walt Disney said silent film star Charlie Chaplin was an inspiration for Mickey Mouse. The artist, who helped develop it, said he thought people saw him as a dashing and heroic character.
It takes more than you think to draw Mickey.Mickey seems like a drawing of famous large circle and two small circles. This drawing can include 10,000 drawings for just seven and a half minutes and could take anywhere from six months to two years to finish.