The Walt Disney Studios has been recognized as the premier American animation studio and developed many of the techniques which became standard practices of traditional animation. The studio’s catalog of animated features are among Disney’s most notable assets, and the stars of its animated shorts—Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto—have gone on to become recognizable figures in popular culture, as well as becoming mascots for The Walt Disney Company as a whole. Here is some fun trivia that the Disney Insider blog put out, see how well you know Disney Animation.
1. Which Disney animated film has been released to theaters most often?
A. “101 Dalmatians”
D. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”
2. Who narrated the Johnny Appleseed animated segment from the 1948 feature “Melody Time”?
A. Buddy Ebsen
B. Dennis Day
C. Fess Parker
D. Walt Disney
3. Which full-length feature includes the song “Skumps”?
A. “Sleeping Beauty”
B. “The Sword in the Stone”
C. “Robin Hood”
D. “Alice in Wonderland”
4. What type of headgear do Rat and Mole wear in “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad”?
A. Hardee and Biretta
B. Glengarry and Bicorne
C. Deerstalker and Bowler
D. Porkpie and Bearskin
5. Which feature was based on the German story “Aschenputtel”?
C. “Peter Pan”
D. “The Black Cauldron”
6. Which “Robin Hood” character was originally envisioned as a pig?
A. Little John
B. The Sheriff of Nottingham
D. Friar Tuck
Continue reading for the answers and see how you scored!
1. D. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” has appeared in theaters a total of nine times, more than any other animated feature.
2. B. Dennis Day narrated the Johnny Appleseed segment of the film.
3. A. “Skumps” was a song featured in Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty” (1959).
4. C. Rat wore a deerstalker, while Mole wore a Bowler.
5. B. “Cinderella” was based on the German story “Aschenputtel,” which means “little cinder girl.”
6. D. Friar Tuck was originally envisioned as a pig!