Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia – Walt Disney’s Academy Awards

Welcome to this week’s Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia post!  As usual, we are joined by my great friends Jodi from Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, Jenn from Disney Babies Blog, and Heidi from Heidi’s Head!  I’m Mike from My Dreams of Disney, and for this week, we are taking a look at the Academy Awards as they pertain to Walt Disney.  This information is from the book Disney Trivia from the Vault, by Dave Smith.  This book is a must have in any collector’s library, if you are interested in buying it, click on the link!

Did You Know…that Walt Disney won his first Academy Award on November 18, 1932 — and that he won two that night?!

He won for the Best Cartoon category for the work Flowers and Trees.  1932 was the first year that this category was awarded!  Also, Walt won a special Oscar that was given for the creation of Mickey Mouse!  November 18, 1932 was the four year anniversary of Mickey’s debut in Steamboat Willie at the Colony Theater in New York.

As a special treat, here are both videos courtesy of YouTube for your enjoyment!

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Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia — The Great Movie Ride!

Welcome back to another edition of Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia as we share a special post of Disney trivia with you!  Along with my co-hosts Jodi from Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, Jenn from Disney Babies Blog, and Heidi from Heidi’s Head, I’m Mike from My Dreams of Disney!

For today’s trivia, I’m sharing a trivia question that Lou Mongello asked in The Walt Disney World Trivia Book, Volume 2!  This trivia question comes to us from Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and the question is about the Great Movie Ride.  Here is the question:

Female “gangsters” weren’t seen on The Great Movie Ride until _____?

a.) 1990

b.) 1995

c.) 2000

d.) 2003

Did you know…

That only male Cast Members played gangsters during the live-action sequence for The Great Movie Ride’s first 11 years? “Mugsi Tocatta,” the first female gangster, joined in 2000.

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Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia — Alice in Wonderland!

Welcome back to another edition of Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia as we share a special post of Disney trivia with you!  Along with my co-hosts Jodi from Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, Jenn from Disney Babies Blog, and Heidi from Heidi’s Head, I’m Mike from My Dreams of Disney!

Today I’ve got a Disney tidbit from This Day in Disney History for November 26.

Alice in Wonderland

Image Courtesy and ©Without a Care in the World!

Charles L. Dodgson sends a handwritten manuscript to 12-year-old Alice Liddell, one of the three daughters of Henry George Liddell, the dean of the local church. The manuscript titled “Alice’s Adventures Underground” (a story first created in July 1862) is an early Christmas present. The manuscript will later be renamed and published as “Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” under his pen name Lewis Carroll. Dodgson, a proficient photography hobbyist, uses family, friends and colleagues (including Alice) as subjects for his photographs and creative inspiration.

This and many other incredible things happened on November 26!  For double the fun, though, here is also something special that happened on November 27 involving Snow White!

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Did you know…

November 27, 1937: The final cels for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs are painted. The film’s grand premiere is less than a month away. Disney’s first animated feature-length production has required thirty-two animators, 102 assistants, 167 “in-betweeners” (those who filled in bits of action), 20 lay-out artists, 25 artists doing water color backgrounds, 65 effects animators and 158 young women adept at inking and painting.

 



Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia – The Tree of Life!

My Dreams of Disney, Tree of Life, Animal Kingdom

Hello, and welcome back to Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia, Tree of Life edition!  This weekly series is put on in conjunction with my friends Jodi from Magical Mouse Schoolhouse, Heidi from Heidi’s Head, and Jenn from Disney Babies Blog!  I’m Mike from My Dreams of Disney, welcoming you to our site!  At the end of the post you will find links to the other sites, why not click on them and hop right on over to see what their trivia is for this week!

My trivia for this week comes from the book “Disney Trivia from the Vault” by Dave Smith — the Chief Archivist Emeritus of The Walt Disney Archives!

Thumbing through the book, I found a question from Kaitlyn from Mount Holly, NJ, who asked:

“Is there a list somewhere of all the animals carved into the Tree of Life? I’ve searched high and low and can’t seem to find one.”

Did you know, the Tree of Life…

contains 325 animals carved into the tree!  While Disney has not released a list of all of the animals located on the tree (they want guests to have as much fun as possible finding the animals) — they certainly did take a great amount of time and effort into putting so many carvings into the structure!

That wraps things up for me this week!  Thank you all for stopping by and seeing the trivia that I have for you this week!  If you have a blog, and want to write your own Trivia post, please feel free to do so and link it up with all of ours!  Thanks everyone, and have a great one!  If I don’t hear from you, I hope that you and your family have an absolutely wonderful Thanksgiving, and that all the blessings you so richly deserve are yours to be had!  Be safe, everyone!



Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia: Horace Horsecollar!

Magic Kingdom, Town Square, Clarabelle Cow, Horace Horsecollar

Clarabelle Cow, Sophie, and Horace Horsecollar in Town Square!

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another edition of Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia! We have all enjoyed bringing you these little snippets of Disney Trivia, and we are glad that some of you are taking advantage and adding your own trivia for us to read as well! Keep it coming, you can never have enough Disney information, can you?!

Did You Know: That Horace Horsecoller was first seen in 1929 in the Disney short called The Plowboy alongside Mickey Mouse? Horace was actually quite a regular in the early years of Disney (also known as the Classic Era) — but you don’t see him around much anymore.  I was able to find The Plowboy on YouTube, so here it is for your enjoyment!  Spoiler alert: Mickey isn’t as nice at times in this short as he is now!  Watch what Minnie Mouse does to him at one point in the video!  Lastly, the cow you see there — that is the cow that would later become Clarabelle Cow, Horace Horsecollar’s girlfriend!

Thank you for stopping by tonight for Tiggerific Tuesday Trivia! Check out the rest of the entries for this week, and have fun getting your Disney Trivia Fix!