All the excitement starting when Jasper locals Heath Kluemper, Patrick Norris, and Kyle Rupert, approached a Lottery booth while attending a Colts game in Indianapolis. When asked what would be done if they had won, they said they would buy and restore the Astra theater. “We’ve always loved movies, and the Astra is such a staple in the community. It has a lot of history and it still resonates with people,” says Kluemper. Spokesman Al Larson and the staff running the lottery picked six for new commercials that they thought “stood out and captured the essence of what it means to be a Hoosier” in the “Imagine That” campaign.
Walt Disney 's first successful sound picture, Steamboat Wille featured his well known creation, Mickey Mouse. Mickey was first known as Mortimer and originally introduced in 1928 (Tames 26). "Disney 's last major success that was the motion picture Mary Poppins, which mixed live action and animation"(biography). His legacy has lasted very well over the years. After Disney 's death, his brother Roy, opened and finished the theme park which was named after Walt to be Walt Disney World.
The movie had been in the making for four years and was seen "among the genuine artistic achievements of this country" by Otis Ferguson, the renowned film
One of many animators to benefit was Bob Godfrey. Known as the Godfather of UK animation, he would go on to win Britain 's first animation Oscar in 1975 for a short film called Great. Probably most famous for children 's TV series Roobarb and Custard, the range, breadth and volume of Godfrey 's work was an inspiration to those that followed, including Aardman Animations. It was TV advertising revenue, however, that kept Godfrey 's studio solvent, allowing him to make more films.
The wonderful film was released on November 7th, 2003, by director Jon Favreau. The wildly successful comedy, in its opening weekend alone it made approximately 31 million, and a gross box office value of around 173 million. IMDb gave Elf an overall rating of 6.9 out of 10, and Rotten Tomatoes rated the film 84%. This success is thanks to the films actors, who are one of the main reasons why this film was so successful.
Over a quarter of a century, The Simpsons has largely influenced pop culture with its rich and entertaining history. All shows begin with a humble idea, and The Simpsons is no exception. Matt Groening, the series’ creator, was working on a simple comic called “Life in Hell”, about a rabbit family (De La Roca 1). In 1987, he was set to pitch an idea to Jim Brooks, an executive at the Fox network, about a group of short animated sketches to be played during the newly created Tracey Ullman Show (De La Roca 1), and was going to use his rabbit comic, but decided against it (Fox would gain the rights of whatever he created). Before the meeting, he drew a crude, yellow-hued family,
The iconic gold medal logo seen on every box even up to this very day is actually the winning entry at the 1904 St. Louis World 's Fair when the company looked for a new face for their dustless chalk drive. That same fair also recognized Jack Daniel for his booze, which is also still popular with today 's generation. Lucky are the employees of Crayola today as there are machines which would do perfect rolling of the stick 's paper casing but on the first 40 years of the brand, everything is hand-rolled to perfection. One of the most interesting facts about Crayola as a brand is when they kept an employee within its arms for 35 years even he 's in real-life he 's suffering from color blindness. Emerson Moser is a well-known personnel in Crayola despite his condition, helped mold over 1.4 billion crayons until he retired in 1990.
Hope was honored the honorary veteran of the U.S. He was a Comedian and actor in vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, and movies. Bob was offered a motion picture movie contract in 1912. He starred in Seven Road movies with Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour. Hope was a very respected entertainer and many people enjoyed his work(Wolfram
Snoopy: The Musical is a musical comedy with music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Hal Hackady. The musical is based off the book written by Warren Lockhart, Arthur Whitelaw and Michael Grace. Snoopy, the beloved beagle, was created in 1950 by a man who goes by the name of Charles Monroe Schulz. Snoopy and his friends started off as a small comic strip, but quickly became widely known and adored. All of that attention is what made the 'Peanuts' gang and Schulz quite famous, which earned the animated characters a shot at the big screen and live performances.
One of the most successful mergers is the merger of Disney and Pixar. In May 2006, Walt Disney has announced that it is buying Pixar, the animated studio led by Apple head Steve Jobs, in a deal worth $7.4 billion. The merger brings together Disney 's historic franchise of animated characters, such as Mickey, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck, with Pixar 's stable of cartoon hits, including the two "Toy Story" films, "Finding Nemo" and "The Incredibles."
Walt Disney has affected and still affects so many lives, and yet, there are a good number of things most fans don't know about the man. Here are some facts about Walt that may surprise you. Number Fifteen: He Had a Secret Apartment. Unless you are an extremely big Disney fan, you probably didn't know that he had a secret apartment.
Walt Disney World was built in America on October 1st, 1971. This is still ongoing, and is very popular. Walt Disney was very depressed with the war, and was constantly coming up with ideas to change the other depression around him. He finally came up with an idea one day- to make characters like Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse come to life. He made rides and other fun things to do, so that there isn’t a chance to get bored.