RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Before Mickey Mouse, there was Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. A British film archive has discovered a short animated film created by a young Walt Disney. It was one of about 26 featuring Oswald. "Hungry Hobo" screened in 1928. It did not make a star out of the rabbit, though he became a prototype for the mouse who did go on to stardom. This Oswald cartoon sat on the shelf for decades and is now up for auction. It's MORNING EDITION.
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