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Walt Disney

By: Sohani Rahman

I chose Walt Disney because he made characters that everyone was impressed of and he made characters that felt real. His characters such as Mickey Mouse is still famous today. He is considered an animation pioneer because he brought entertainment to this world. "He was a pioneer in the world of animation, education and broadcasting. Famous as a pioneer of cartoon films and as the creator of Disneyland."

I chose Walt Disney because he made characters that everyone was impressed of and he made characters that felt real. His characters such as Mickey Mouse is still famous today. He is considered an animation pioneer because he brought entertainment to this world. "He was a pioneer in the world of animation, education and broadcasting."

Biography

Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901, in Chicago, Illinois. His family moved to Kansas City where he loved trains in 1911. Disney took drawing and photography classes and was a cartoonist for the school paper in McKinley High School. He dropped out of school to join the army at the age of 16, but he was under aged. He then joined Red Cross and sent to France to drive an ambulance for one year and came back to the U.S. after. Disney moved back to Kansas to have a career as a Newspaper Artist. Disney's brother, Roy then got Walt a job at a Art Studio called "Pesmen-Rubin Art Studio" and there, he met a cartoonist named Ubbe Eert Iwwerks. He then worked at a Film Ad Company in Kansas. Disney began doing hand-drawn cel animation and began experimenting with the camera. "He decided to open his own animation business." Disney was forced to declare bankruptcy, in 1923. "In 1929, Disney created Silly Symphonies, which featured Mickey's newly created friends, including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto. In 1933, The Three Little Pigs and its title song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?" became a theme for the country in the midst of the Great Depression. On December 21, 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, premiered in Los Angeles. Walt Disney Studios completed another string of full-length animated films, Pinocchio (1940), Fantasia (1940), Dumbo (1941) and Bambi (1942). "A new location was placed in Burbank for Walt Disney Studios, in December 1939. "Cinderella was released in 1950, followed by a live-action film called Treasure Island (1950), Alice in Wonderland(1951), Peter Pan (1953), Lady and the Tramp (1955), Sleeping Beauty (1959) and 101 Dalmatians (1961)."

Citation

Source 1: 

URL:  https://www.biography.com/people/walt-disney-9275533 

Website Name: The Biography.com Website

Name Of Article: Walt Disney Biography.com


Source 2:

URL: https://d23.com/about-walt-disney/

Website Name: D23.com

Name Of Article: About Walt Disney


Source 3:

URL: http://www.justdisney.com/walt_disney/biography/long_bio.html

Website Name: JustDisney.com

Name Of Article: Walt Disney, Biography