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Back in 1968, The Walt Disney Company were trying to get back on their feet following the loss of the company's founder, Walt Disney himself. Around this time, director Whitney Lee Savage and producer Milton Glaser submitted a new Mickey Mouse cartoon titled "Mickey Mouse in Vietnam" produced under the companies "Max Cats" and "Whittesey Studios". The animated short was then taken to Disney's animation headquarters to be screened.

Despite being produced in the late 1960's, "Mickey Mouse in Vietnam" looked more like a cartoon produced in the early 1920's due to the picture quality and being produced in black & white. Unlike Silent-era Cartoons, which had music played in the background, The short contained no audio at all and was completely silent. It was also created as a protest against The Vietnam War, which was a war similar to World War II that occured around Vietnam.

The short started with Disney's iconic character, Mickey Mouse happily walking across a blank area. He then came across a sign that read "JOIN THE ARMY AND SEE THE WORLD". Mickey then grabbed a rifle and a combat helmet and deported for Vietnam. However by the time he arrived at The Vietnam War Zone, he immediately froze and collapsed to the ground. The camera then zooms into Mickey's face, revealing he had been shot dead in the forehead. Mickey's open smile then closed and turned into a frown before the short cut to black.

Due to Mickey's death in the short, it was rejected by The Walt Disney Company. Since the short was banned from being distributed to Disney, it is the reason why audio was never recorded for it.

A few years later, the short somehow vanished shortly after the death of Whitney Lee Savage. After years of several failed attempts to find the abandoned short, a person somehow found the lost short and uploaded it to the video sharing site known as YouTube.

"Mickey Mouse in Vietnam" also strongly resembled a Creepypasta.

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