The next few films that the Disney Brothers created were Cinderella, Treasure Island, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, and 101 Dalmations. In 1955, Walt Disney opened Disneyland in Anaheim, California. To build the theme park it cost a total of 17 million dollars. Opening day was extremly hectic, having multipule accidents and many counterfeit invitations. However, the theme park soon became a place where children and the rest of their family could meet Disney characters, enjoy rides, and explore.
In 1919, Walt Disney and his colleague Ub Iwerks who was one of the earliest creators of Mickey Mouse hit it off immediately and founded the Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists in Kansas City. Walt was with a strong sense of responsibility, quick thinking while Ub was quite skillful as a painter, so they made good for deficiency. It kept the two youths busy for a
Disney was so happy cause his brother got him a job in the pesmen Rubin art studio when Walt met cartoonist Ub Lwwerks. From that moment Walt worked at Kansas City film AD company where Walt made commercials on cartoons. At this time Walt Disney stared to experience with a camera and to make had draw cartoons to start his own animation business, Walt decided through this time. Walt Disney he recruited Fred Harman to as his first employee. Walt and Fred made a deal and that deal was with the local Kansas city theater that theater was call Laugh O Grams.
In Kansas he made a cartoon called Alice and Wonderland. He wanted to “Use it as a pilot film to sell a series of these Alice Comedies to a distributor.” (Disney-History). Then, he realized he wanted to move on to a bigger dream and further on it and do all-cartoon and not just stop at Alice cartoons. He made a new cartoon called Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. Once production was set the people he was working with went behind his back, signed a contract without him and tried taking it from him, (Disney-History).
On October 15, 1951 I Love Lucy made its debut, people fell in love with it over the whole world. It lasted a whole six years and it was a sitcom no one had ever seen before. In 1962-1968 Lucy did The Lucy show, which did not do as well as I Love Lucy but it was pretty high up there. Then in 1968-1973 Lucy did Here's Lucy, the same thing happened good but not as good as I Love
Right after this happened the company produced a cartoon with a new character that walt had been working on called Mickey Mouse The first animated shorts featuring Mickey were Plane Crazy and The Gallopin' Gaucho- these were both silent films- failed to get distributions C. early success 1. After years a trying, Walt Disney began to have some success in American then, Disney created a cartoon with sound called Steamboat Willie. Walt was the voice of Mickey- became a success “in 1929,he created a cartoon called Silly Symphonies, which featured Mickey's newly created friends, including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto.” Walts very popular cartoon was called Flowers and Trees. It was the first to be produced in color and to win an Oscar. D. Later Success 1.
Walt Disney earned the right to be called an American icon over and over again throughout his life and after his death. He serves as proof that the American dream can be achieved because he built a massive corporation out of nothing but his hopes and dreams. Walt made a major advancement for the movie industry and his company has continued to make more advancements even after his death. Lastly, Disney permeates every aspect of American popular culture and shows no signs of slowing down. If a man successfully achieves the American dream and uses his success to improve America, then he definitely deserves the title of American
Kyle Jones Dr. Pescatore English 110 10/8/15 My First Real Thrill I still remember my very first and only time going to Disney World. I was only 10 years old at the time however, I still remember it as though it was yesterday. How many kids can say that their childhood fantasy actually came true? I still remember the drive down to Orlando, Florida in my mom’s small van packed full of luggage like a small clown car packed full of clowns. I still remember how the weather changed progressively like rapidly moving through the cycle of the seasons as we drove further and further south.
1. Attention getter : o He once said : “ Somehow I can’t believe there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy and the greatest of these is Confidence. When you believe a thing, believe it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.” (Disney n.d.) o With his believing, he pioneered the animation field before the invention of the computer. o Good morning everyone.
The Walt Disney Family Museum What is the thing both adults and kids have? It’s a childhood. Considered as a pioneer of the American animation industry, surely that no one can go through the beautiful childhood without the Walt Disney’s animated films. The characters of Walt Disney are famous all over the world, loved by many people and present everywhere from the bedroom to adorable coffee shop. If you are also a fan of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck… and want to learn their stories, especially their biological father - Elias Charles Disney, come to The Walt Disney Family Museum, where takes visitors on a particularly planned journey through the fascinating life of Disney.