Flying Mouse, The (film) Silly Symphony cartoon; released on July 14, 1934. Directed by Dave Hand. A mouse is granted his wish to fly by a butterfly fairy he saved from a spider’s web. He soon regrets his decision when everyone takes him for a bat. Luckily, the fairy appears to change him back and he returns happily home. Features the popular song “You’re Nothin’ but a Nothin’,” which was released on sheet music.