New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Getting to know Mickey Mouse

by: Miranda Tyson

Getting to know Mickey Mouse 2109

Miranda Tyson

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

These notes cover background information on Mickey Mouse, terms, and Silly Symphonies.
Disney and Children's Literature
Dr. Paula Connolly
Class Notes
english, Disney
25 ?




Popular in Disney and Children's Literature

Popular in Foreign Language

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Miranda Tyson on Friday January 29, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 2109 at University of North Carolina - Charlotte taught by Dr. Paula Connolly in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see Disney and Children's Literature in Foreign Language at University of North Carolina - Charlotte.

Popular in Foreign Language


Reviews for Getting to know Mickey Mouse


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 01/29/16
English 2109: Children’s Lit and Disney Terms for Mickey Mouse: 1. Copy right: registering the expression of an idea so it’s legally yours 2. New historicism: placing a story (or film) in the time of its publication to explore how story reflects its time period 3. Slapstick: physical humor 4. Situational humor: humor that exploits the immediate surrounds “situations” 5. Rubber hose animation: when an animated character(s) limbs stretch like elastic without bones 6. Synchronized sound: sound that coincides with action, not simply background music 7. Foil: a character who, by contrast highlights another character’s characteristics 8. Hays code: motion picture code, sets up “moral guidelines” for films 9. Alliteration: repetition of initial sounds in words Plane Crazy (1928) Charles Lindbergh (1927)  First solo non-stop transatlantic flight  Second largest search engine behind Google  After seeing an ad pop up First Mickey Mouse Cartoons: (in order) 1. Steamboat Willie 2. Plane Crazy 3. Gallopin Gaucho Silly Symphony Terms : 1. Technicolor: vibrant color, combining colors on 3 strips of negatives to produce color film 2. Bicycling prints: theaters shared copies, literally hanging the film bicycled from one theater to the next 3. U.S Depression: 1929 to 1941, “Brother can you spare a dime” song 4. Multiplane camera: developed by Disney Studios and developed “depth” and sense of three-dimensionality Disney’s Concerns: 1. Creativity 2. Quality 3. Sustainability 4. Copy right Silly Symphonies: 1. The Skeleton Dance (1929)  First Silly Symphony and showed the importance of music 2. Flowers and Trees (1932)  First animation with Technicolor and won the first academy award for “Best cartoon short” 3. The Three little Pigs (1933)  Most popular silly symphony  Most popular cartoon short ever made  It’s character development changed animation  Made the most money  Includes: Fifer pig, Fiddler pig, practical pig and Big bad wolf  Sequels= Fail 4. The Goddess of Spring (1934)  Experiment to draw human figures 5. The Old Mill (1937)  First use of mulitiplane camera  Storm sequence


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Janice Dongeun University of Washington

"I used the money I made selling my notes & study guides to pay for spring break in Olympia, Washington...which was Sweet!"

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.