This sound effect can be found on Cartoon Trax Volume 1, which was made by The Hollywood Edge.


  • First recorded: 1951
  • Creator: Jimmy MacDonald
  • Owner: The Walt Disney Company (1951-1992), The Hollywood Edge (1992-2014), Sound Ideas (2014-present)
  • Origin: United States
  • Year debut: July 26, 1951
  • First heard: Alice in Wonderland (a Disney film)
  • Area used: Worldwide

This sound effect was made using a balloon, and was originally created for the Disney animated film Alice in Wonderland in 1951.

In 1992, The Hollywood Edge added it to the Cartoon Trax Volume 1 library. In 2014, after the bankruptcy of The Hollywood Edge, Sound Ideas took over to acquire it.

Sound Effect Description

Rapidly, Spinning Object Slows To Stop ( Could Be Used For Descending Object ).

Similar Variations

Clean, Full Length and Unedited Link to the Sound Effect


Used In

TV Shows


Video Games



Theme Parks

  • Knott's Bear-y Tales (Used as the sounds of the Chug-a-Chug Machine)


Image Gallery


TV Shows

The New Adventures of Winnie The Pooh

Other TV Shows


Theme Parks

Audio Samples

(Older Recorded Version) File:NewlyRecordedVersionofTheRapidSpinSoundEffect.ogg (Newly Recorded Version) File:Hollywoodedge, Rapid Spin Object CRT041601.ogg

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