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The Amazing Life of Walt Disney

Anazing Life WALT DISNEY The man who gave us Mickey.... Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was born in Hermosa, Illinois. December 5, 1901 Family moved to Kansas City, where he grew a love for trains, and later would work a summer job with the railroad, selling snacks and newspapers to travelers. KANSAS CITY A ng ysacy attyhe In between he attended the McKinley High School in Chicago 1911 where he was the contributing At the age of 16 he wanted to join the army but was rejected for being underage. cartoonist. He joined The Red cross and was sent to France to drive an ambulance. Disney worked at the Kansas City Film Ad Company, Disney returned from France, moved back to Kansas City to recruited Fred Harman as his pursue a career as a NEWSPAPER ARTIST. first employee. 2 Around this time, Disney began experimenting with a camera, doing hand-drawn cel anima- tion, and decided to open his own animation business. A# F EEESFT 1919 3 At Pesmen Rubin Art Studio where recruited by his brother Roy Disney, he met cartoonist Ubbe Iwerks. Walt and Harman made a deal with a local Kansas City theater to screen their cartoons, which they called Laugh-O-Grams. Disney was able to acquire his own studio, upon which he bestowed the same name. Their first deal was with New The studio had become burdened with debt, and Disney was forced to declare bankruptcy. York distributor Margaret Winkler, to distribute their Alice cartoons. 1923 They also invented a charac- ter called Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, and contracted the shorts at 1 Disney and his brother, Roy, soon pooled their money and moved to Hollywood $1,500w. each. HOLLYWOON Disney marries his ink-and-paint artist Lilian Bound 1925 O Few years after, Disney was cheated by Winkler and her husband. • They stole the right to OSWALD as well as all of Disney's animators, except for Iwerks. First animated shorts featuring Mickey - Plane Crazy, The Gallopin' Gaucho (Both were silent) • That year itself - Mickey Mouse was born. Disney as Mickey's voice, An instant sensation. A third,sound-and-music- equipped short - Steamboat Willie. The world met Mickey's new friends Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto and Goofey in Silly Symphonies 1929 First cartoon to win an - OSCAR Flowers and Trees The Great Depression Disney's The Three Little Pigs V933 and its title song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" became a theme for the country. SNOW WHITE and the SEVEN DWARFS, the first full-length animated film, premiered in Los Angeles produced an unimaginable December 21, $1.499 millin 1937 despite The Depression, and won a total of EIGHT OSCARS. String of full length animated films over the next five years - Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo and Bambi. New campus for Walt Disney Studios opened in BURBANK. December 1939 A setback. Disney animators held a strike. Many of them resigned. (However, Disney was a fighter and bucked up and produced a line of animated films !) 1944 Irs FUN! Irs MAGIC 1950 WALT DISNEYS INDERELLA TREASURE ISLAND CINDERELLA, TREASURE ISLAND (a live-action film) ALICE IN WONDERLAND 1951 1953 PETER PAN LADY AND THE TRAMP 1955 1959 SLEEPING BEAUTY 1967 101 DALMATIANS United States sąw its first. 'THEME PARK' ihe · luly 17th Disneyland, and'children of the 1955 world got a fantasy land to meet Mickey, Minnie, Goofey, Bambi, Cinderella and many more in real. 1966 Disney diagnosed wilh lung cancer Plans of another theme park in Florida was already under construction December 15 1966 The world lost a great cartoonist, a showman, a voice actor, an enthusiast, and an entertainer. 1974 The legacy was still carried forward by ROY DISNEY. WALT DISNEY WORLD, a theme park which Walt Disney dreamt of, opened in Florida. The world got another land of fantasy. Still this day, Walt Disney is remembered.. Everylime a kid switches on the TV and Mickey Mouse jumps up and says, "Hey Pluto!" :) WALTER ANNA R. ELIAS 1870-+ 1931 1866 + 1932 Some people wever adies Designed by: Source : EyeCandy INFOGRAPHIC fe Of

The Amazing Life of Walt Disney

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"If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse”. Once said by the great man Walt Disney, the man who gave us Mickey, the adorable lit...


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