Mickey hosts an amateur hour radio show. Among the acts: Donald forgetting the words to “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”; Clara Cluck singing and chasing the microphone; and Goofy with an elaborate one-man-band contraption. —IMDb
Vance DeBar “Pinto” Colvig was a virtual human library of sound effects. In an array of Disney animated films and shorts, Pinto provided spitting for grasshoppers, belching for bugs, and grunting for hogs, among other quirky sound effects. The musician, artist and former circus clown also lent his voice to Disney’s beloved character, Goofy, beginning with the character’s debut in the 1932 short “Mickey’s Revue” until Pinto’s death in 1967.
A little “goofy” himself, Pinto was fond of saying, “My mother covered me with a crazy quilt when I was born and I’ve been clowning ever since.” Pinto was clowning when he played the voice of the Practical Pig in “Three Little Pigs,” Grumpy and Sleepy in “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” and the grasshopper in “The Grasshopper and the Ants.” He even woofed for Mickey Mouse’s dog, Pluto.
Born in Jacksonville, Oregon, in 1892, Vance Colvig was nicknamed “Pinto” because of his freckled face. At an early age, he learned how to make people… read more