Walt Disney

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Walt Disney

Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901. Disney became one of the best-known motion picture producers in the world. He is particularly noted for being a film producer and a popular showman, as well as an innovator in animation and theme park design.His first success was the series, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Later, Disney and his brother Roy O. Disney started from scratch and co-founded Walt Disney Productions, now known as The Walt Disney Company. Today, this company has annual revenues of approximately U.S. $35 billion.Disney won 26 Academy Awards out of 59 nominations, giving him more awards and nominations than any other individual.Disney died of lung cancer in Burbank, California, on December 15, 1966.

Accomplishments

July, 1923-Walt resigns himself to bankrupcy, moves to Hollywood planning to become a director.1928- Walt, on a train ride, develops Mickey Mouse 1931- The Mickey Mouse Clubs reach a million members. Mickey Mouse is known in every country.December 21, 1937-"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" is seen by the public in Los Angeles. 1937-1938- The Disney Studios are expanded and they put deposit down on property in Burbank, CA.July 17, 1955- Disneyland opens

Walt Disney is known for creating today's largest entertainment company, the Walt Disney Company. He also pioneered new ideas in the motion picture and theme park industries. He was the creator of the multi-plane camera. This gave his cartoons dimension. He was also the first man to create a feature length movie using cel animation. His accomplishments meant so much due to being rejected many times

Lasting Impact

Walt Disney impacted today's world by helping the tourism busniess, advancements in technology film industry, and inspiring children of all ages.

Citations

http://www.justdisney.com/walt_disney/biography/w_bio_short.htmlhttp://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/reading-walt-disney.php#.U7mVkV67lZs

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