Plane Crazy premiered as a sneak preview at a theater on Sunset Boulevard in LA.
- First silent short to feature Mickey & Minnie.
- First appearance of Carolyn whose name was later changed to Clarabelle Cow.
- Parody of the Charles Lindbergh craze.
- Co-directed by Walt Disney & Ub Iwerks.
- Iwerks was the main animator for Plane Crazy, he worked on the animation for six weeks.
- Hugh Harman & Rudolf Ising were animation assistants. They will go on to start Warner Bros. and MGM animation studios.
- First animated film to use a camera move.
- Sound was added to Plane Crazy and it was officially released March 17, 1929 - four months after Steamboat Willie.
- On Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Mickey regularly flies the plane from Plane Crazy, which he calls the "Toonplane".
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