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Mickey's The Star of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Mickey Mouse Month continues here at Tulgey Wood, and today Mickey helps us celebrate Thanksgiving Day. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade always brightens things up. Today, the annual pageant will undoubtedly lift the spirits of those in New York and new Jersey and throughout the East who were so badly impacted by Superstorm Sandy. In 1934, the parade brought a smile to spectators in the depths of the Great Depression with the addition of the spectacular Mickey Mouse balloon, seen below…

Vintage Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade pic featuring Donald Duck and friends

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Mickey Mouse Balloon Times Square 1973

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Mickey Mouse Balloon Times Square 1973

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Mickey Mouse Balloon Times Square 1973

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Mickey Mouse Balloon Times Square 1973

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Mickey Mouse Balloon Times Square 1973

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Mickey Mouse Balloon Times Square 1973

Mickey Mouse sails into Herald Square at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Mickey Mouse sails into Herald Square at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Donald Duck sports a limp wing after a brush with a tree branch in the 1972 parade.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons through the decades

With this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade looking different from years past due to coronavirus, we dug way back into the Daily News photo archives to show you what the lofty balloons looked like once upon a time.

Happy Thanksgiving USA – pictures from Macys Parade in NYC, New York City, Manhattan, balloons, sailor, mickey

Happy Thanksgiving USA - Macys Parade in New York zum Erntedankfest

Bilder der berühmten MACYs Thanksgiving Parade in New York City zum Erntedankfest - viele überdimensionale Luftballons z.B. Kermit, Snoopy, Micky Maus, ...

Vintage 1934, The first Disney character to appear in a Macy’s parade was none other than Mickey Mouse, who made his debut in 1934. Mickey measured over 50 feet tall and was constructed by the Goodyear Rubber Company. Attendants dressed in adult Mickey and Minnie Mouse Halloween costumes guided the gigantic balloon through the streets of New York, www.RevWill.com

Vintage 1934, The first Disney character to appear in a Macy’s parade was none other than Mickey Mouse, who made his debut in 1934. Mickey measured over 50 feet tall and was constructed by the Goodyear Rubber Company. Attendants dressed in adult Mickey and Minnie Mouse Halloween costumes guided the gigantic balloon through the streets of New York, www.RevWill.com

Mickey Mouse- Classic character 1960's Mickey Mouse made his debut in the 1934 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. Here's a look at the famous Disney character in the 1960's. (Photo credit: Macy's)

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Through The Years

Here's a look at some photographs of the parade through the years, including some shots from the very first Macy's parade back in 1924!

Mickey Mouse calmly surveys the crowd jammed along Central Park West and vice versa, at the 1973 Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons through the decades

With this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade looking different from years past due to coronavirus, we dug way back into the Daily News photo archives to show you what the lofty balloons looked like once upon a time.

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Vintage Photos of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

See what the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade looked like once upon a time! To celebrate the parade this year, here are some old photos of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons in the past. This giant dragon balloon in the 1931 parade. This giant Mickey Mouse balloon, shown here in Glendale, Calf., floated down Broadway in 1934 and required 25 handlers. Here balloons float down Broadway for the 1937 parade. Seven musical organizations, twenty-one floats and balloon units and 400 costumed…

Mickey Mouse's debut at Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

1934 Macy's Christmas Parade

Everybody loves a parade . . .

Here are some great images from the 1934 Macy's Christmas Parade that I've gleaned from various sources over the years. Note that many of the volunteers holding onto the tethered lines of the inflatable Mickey Mouse balloon are dressed in Mickey and Minnie Mouse costumes. I absolutely love the image of the Big Bad Wolf. Here's the New York Times article with parade coverage, which was published on Friday, November 30, 1934: Here is some related British newsreel footage. The first clip shows…

600 pounds is the gross weight of Sailor Mickey float in used in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade

600 pounds is the gross weight of Sailor Mickey float in used in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade