Walt Disney

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Walt Disney

Walter Elias Disney was an animator, cartoonist, producer, directer, screen writer, enterpreneur, voice actor, a philanthropist. He is most famous for his character, Mickey Mouse, who he voiced himself. In highschool, he was a cartoonist for his school's newspaper, focusing on topics about WWI. He dropped out of highschool to join the army, but was rejected because he was underage. Later, Walt Disney moved to Kansas and opened his own animation business. His cartoons, which he called Laugh-o-grams, were played at a popular theater. This was the start of his animation career.

Accomplishments

1922-Disney opens Laugh-o-Gram Films1923-Laugh-o-Gram goes bankrupt1927-Walt Disney Studios is authorized to make "Oswald the Lucky Rabbit" series1928-The character Mickey Mouse was created1928-Steamboat Willie was created, the first with sound1929-Mickey Mouse becomes famous nationally

Walt Disney has made several accomplishments throughout his life. He was the entrepreneur of an internationally famous and very succesful company, Walt Disney Studios. He's made several characters such as Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Mickey Mousem and Steamboat Willie.

Lasting Impact

Today, the Disney company has several famous animated and unanimated movies, and TV shows, as well as several very successul theme parks throughout the world

Citations

Of Rocks and Socks: The Winkler Oswalds.” Cartoon Research. Universal Studios and Walt Disney Company, n.d. Web. 23 February 2014. “Nothing Loony About Today’s Toons.” The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Digital, 10 Nov. 2009. Web. 23 Feb. 2014. .“Walt Disney.” Disney Wiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2014 http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Walt_Disney

Walt Disney

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Mickey Mouse Cartoon

This is Disney's first character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit


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