A busy week ahead: a trip to Boston and Cambridge (MA) for six days, which means posting will be lighter than usual. We’ll leave out the history today except to say that on this day in 1929, the first talking Mickey Mouse cartoon, “The Karnival Kid,” was released. Click on the screenshot at bottom to see it. On May 31, 1930, Clint Eastwood was born, and on this day in 1976, Jacques Monod died. Meanwhile in Dobrzyn, Hili is trying to be helpful. The weather is lovely now, and she spends nights out on the tiles.
Hili: Look, starlings are devouring neighbour’s sweet cherries.A: I’m glad they are not mine.Hili: They have already devoured yours.
Hili: Patrz, szpaki zżerają sąsiadom czereśnie.
Ja: Dobrze, że nie moje.
Hili: Twoje już zjadły.
In nearby Wroclawek, Leon is kvetching:
Leon: This Japanese willow is rather puny. Impossible to sit on it!
And in Winnipeg, Gus found a nice place to sleep:
Finally, Mickey Mouse makes his first vocal appearance: The Karnival Kid; click the screenshot to see it. There’s Minnie the Love Interest, singing cats, talking hot dogs—what more do you want?