Impact Of Walt Disney During The 1930s

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Madison Florzak Lysenko P:7 Disney During the 1930s Walt Disney's revolutionary impact on the American animation and entertainment industry has had a positive influence on American culture and played a significant role in cultural impact on Americans, making him a crucial role model in shaping the 1930s. Through Disney's innovative animation approaches and beloved characters, Disney not only brought bliss and delight to Americans during the time of the Great Depression but also changed the premise of American values and optimism through his work. Disney played a significant role in shaping the 1930s by revolutionizing the animation industry and family life which had a cultural impact on Americans through positive influence and symbolism. …show more content…

Walt Disney's approach to entertainment founded the world’s largest animated studio and successful productions which therefore transformed the entertainment industry. “Creator of the world's favorite rodent, Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney achieved prominence in movies and television and revolutionized the leisure industry with his theme park, Disneyland. Founder of the largest studio in the world devoted to animated films, he produced such classics as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Fantasia, and was equally successful with such live-action productions as Mary Poppins.” Walt Disney is one of the most iconic and influential figures in the history of animation and entertainment. During the 1930s Disney's creativity propelled his industry into success and innovation for film studios. Disney brought his magical creativity and …show more content…

As evidence of the studio's contributions to the war effort and public service during the Great Depression and also World War II Harmon states, “The studio also produced dozens of public service films for the U.S. government, the armed forces, and various institutions. During World War II, it provided brilliant animation for the "Why We Fight" series supervised by Frank Capra. Even its cartoons served the war effort, notably the Oscar-winning "Der Fuehrer's Face" (1942), in which Donald Duck has a nightmare that he is in Nazi Germany.” Disney's studio produced a significant number of public service films for various reasons. Thus including the U.S. government and armed forces. Disney, using its studio, was committed to using its resources for the public good. Using various films such as “Why We Fight” and “Der Fuehrer's Face” allowed the studio to create impactful and meaningful work that helped to communicate important messages about the war effort to millions nationally. Disney was aware of the setting he was in which the timing of his creative explosion and the circumstances that were surrounding it.“The years of this transformation, and Walt Disney's peak years as an artist, were the 1930s and early 1940s—a period corresponding almost exactly to the Great Depression—during which Disney produced a

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