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The Father Of Animation : Walt Disney

- Heidi Wagner Mrs. Cox American Studies 3-4 16 February 2015 The Father of Animation “Walt Disney established a business empire based upon fantasy and what he considered to be good, old-fashioned fun”(The State Historical 1). When Disney was young, his family moved around a lot. Though, most of his childhood was spent in Marceline, Missouri, where he first started to draw. He then moved to Kansas City, where he fell in love with trains. Later, he moved back to Chicago, where he was born, and started taking art classes....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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Disney Studios : Walt Disney

- ... Clark 's true debut as an animator came on May 10, 1929 with Mickey Mouse’s third film the first Silly Symphony The Skeleton Dance, in particular a scene of a skeleton playing the ribs of a bony buddy like a xylophone. He entered the animation industry at a pivotal time and took part in events that shaped not only Disney 's future, but the history of the art form itself. In the early days of animation, many discoveries were about to be made, and squash and stretch was one of them. By distorting the characters face and overall body mass, the illusion of life suddenly became more believable than ever before....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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Executive Summary : Walt Disney Company

- ... The company also sees consumer product line as one of its important revenue generation stream. Other major revenue platforms for the Disney Company includes the Social Games based on famous characters such as Avengers. Furthermore, the introduction of the TV series and kid channels provides an immense opportunity for the company to expand its presence and generates a mammoth income from it. The Walt Disney plans to expand its presence in other countries too mainly the emerging market like China that offers great opportunity....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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Biography Of Walt Disney 's Life

- Walt Disney’s name is known all over the world but do people really know who he was. Millions of people visit Disneyland, Disneyworld, and watch his movies every year. Besides being one of the most well known celebrities ever, he had a life before the Disney name was worth millions. Disney’s life was anything but perfect, but that did not stop him from making everybody else 's lives feel like magic. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901, at 2156 North Trip Avenue Chicago, Illinois to Flora Call-Disney, a teacher of German American descent, and Elias Disney, a building contractor of Irish Canadian descent (Bio.com, anb.org, disney.go.com)....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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Walt Disney: Genius of Entertainment

- Throughout the course of his life, Walter Elias Disney, more commonly known as Walt Disney, used his talents to become one of the most famous and influential people in the world. His unstoppable ambition and persistence drove Walt Disney to pour in every ounce of creativity into his work. His originality and inventiveness was exhibited by his numerous contributions to society as a whole. With his limitless imagination, Walt created quality entertainment that will be known by generations to come....   [tags: Walt Disney Essays]

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Walt Disney World : A Popular Culture

- Walt Disney World is a popular culture site that I have loved and respected ever since I went in 2001. In the following pages I will be talking about the history behind Walt Disney World, the reason why it is popular, the ideology that Walt Disney World reflects, the pleasurable aspects of Walt Disney World, and how gender norms that are seen at Walt Disney World. All of these ideas will be covered, discussed, and researched. Along with these ideas I will be delving into why I hold a love for Walt Disney World and how Walt Disney World lured me into loving them for more than 14 years....   [tags: Walt Disney World Resort, Walt Disney]

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Walt Disney 's Life And Struggles

- ... A small studio located in Kansas City, Kansas where Walt could animate for different companies. When they opened, Walt hired a number of animators to come help him out, which ultimately led to the company’s downfall. They created several successful cartoons but ultimately went bankrupt before any were released due to Walt’s inexperience in business. In the biography about Walt’s life, Walt before Mickey, Timothy Susanin (2011) describes the profits from the Laugh-O-Gram and how quickly they went down hill, "Walt, however, only made about $50 from Tommy Tucker’s Tooth, and Laugh-O-Gram’s financial situation continues to deteriorate in the new year”(p....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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Walt Disney World : The Happiest Place On Earth

- Walt Disney World is trademarked for being the “Happiest Place on Earth”, and attracts millions of people each year from all around the world. With 10,000 guests an hour visiting Walt Disney World, parks reach their carrying capacity of 100,000, within the 43 square miles of Disney property, almost all of the days that it is open year round (“Walt Disney World”). With this much land and this number of people coming and going from the property each day, one may be to believe that The Walt Disney Company has their eye on one thing and one thing only - Money....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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Walt Disney Company : The Media Circuit Of Culture

- ... As an example, Ritzer stated that there are four main characteristics in Mcdonaldization, which he measures efficiency, calculability, predictability and control. On the other hand, for example, Disney also has four major measurements and they are emotional labour, theming, dedifferentiation of consumption and merchandising. In the emotional labour aspects, the employees need to be cheerful all the time when doing their work but it can be difficult for them to do this as Bryman found out that they need to face some of the troublesome customers that abuse the workers....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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The Walt Disney Company Analysis

- “The Walt Disney Company is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.” (The walt disney, n.d.) At year end of 2013, the company had net revenues of $45 billion, up from $42.3 billion the previous year and net income of $6.1 billion, up from $5.7 billion the previous year. ("Walt disney co," 2014) Enterprise Risk Management Risk management is a way for firms to grow and create value....   [tags: bob iger, disney parks, walt disney world]

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Walt Disney : Disney The Most Influential People

- ... Easy morals like these allow the younger viewers to really be engaged and really know what is going on without any help. This, along with the memorable characters and catchy songs are simple ways to attract the younger crowd. The beautiful visuals catch the eye of the older viewers. They are usually are the ones who really appreciate the hard work put into creating these animated classics. They are and were usually a beautiful escape from the real world. Disney was also good at putting in grown up themes and Important messages that adults could really relate to and enjoy....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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Walt Disney Company : A Diversified Media And Entertainment Company

- ... Walt Disney Company Industry Attractiveness The Walt Disney Company has a level of diversification that is not matched by many companies. This company is present in many industries in the United States and around the world. Due to the level of diversification as well as the level of success that the company maintains, the long-term view of the entire company as a whole is very attractive. While there are some industries within The Walt Disney Company’s business portfolio that do not perform as well as others, there are many that are leading the company’s long run of success....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Mickey Mouse]

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Walt Disney : An Innovator, And The Owner Of A Wild Imagination

- ... Soon Walt went on a steamship back to New York. He quickly left the city and met his parents back in Chicago. The next morning, Walt was on his way to the city of his past to plan his future. In early 1925, a significant event in Walt’s Life occurred. Walt hired Lillian Bounds as an inker at the studio, and he became smitten with the young woman. The romance blossomed quickly and on July 13, 1925, Walt and Lillian were married in Lewiston, Idaho. Lillian gave birth to Diane Marie, their first child....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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Walt Disney And His Own Childhood Life

- ... Mickey’s first words were “Hot dog. Hot dog!” in the “The Karnival Kid” (10 facts). Walt started to voice Mickey’s voice in “The Karnival Kid” until about midway through the short “Mickey and the Beanstalk”. (10 facts) When Mickey was first brought to life he was a pilot then he became an adventurer and at one time resembled a pirate character. (Walt Disney Business) After awhile the classic mouse was no longer unique. Mickey moved to the suburbs around 1939, he also took his new pals Goofy and Donald with him....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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Walt Disney 's Influence On The Entertainment Industry

- ... Walter later left the company to join Kansas City Film Ad Company, where he made commercial using cut-out animation and decided to become an Animator, he was later joined by Iweks who could not run the Iwerks Disney company alone. Walter and his co-worker Harman worked with Kansas city theatre to screen their cartoon series called “Laugh-O-Gram”. The cartoons became very popular. In1922 Walt was able to open his own studio, called “Laugh-O-Gram” and hired Herman as his first employee and later hired other people including Harman’s brother Hugh and Iwerks....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Mickey Mouse]

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Walt Disney Biography

- “Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney. A world without his magic, whimsy, and optimism..”(Brad A.) Well all know Walt Disney as the creator of Mickey Mouse and the man who made the first Disney movies and cartoons famous. Walt Disney did so much more than just make Mickey Mouse. He touched hearts and made a positive impact on so many people’s lives. He also made Disney famous around the world. Today there is Disney themed parks in Hong Kong, Paris, and Tokyo. Along with the famous Disney Land in California and the famous Disney World in Florida....   [tags: Disney, Walt Disney Studios, franchise]

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Walt Disney : A Man Of Many Facets From The 20th Century

- As Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it”. Walter Elias Disney is an innovator, entrepreneur, visionary, and none other than today’s cultural icon. Disney was a man of many facets from the 20th century leading upon his death. Today his efforts in media influenced more aspects than any individual today. Disney has shown his magic since the very beginning when he started the Disney Company known as the Disney Brothers Studio. Along with his first animation of Mickey Mouse which debut in 1928....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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Walt Disney

- Walt Elias Disney was born in 1901 in Chicago (Karwatka, 2008, p. 10). He spent a lot of his childhood in the Midwest near Kansas City, Missouri but he was most fond of a farm in Marceline, Missouri where he stayed for a couple of years (Croce, 1991, p. 92). According to Croce (1991), a professor and chair of American studies at Stetson University, Disney’s family went through a series of relocations because of his father’s job jumping (p. 91). Croce quoted Roy, Disney’s older brother, when he described their father as always having ants in his pant; “He could never stay in one place long enough to warm a seat” (p....   [tags: Walt Disney Essays]

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Walt Disney

- “Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney. A world without his magic, whimsy, and optimism..”(Brad A.) Well all know Walt Disney as the creator of Mickey Mouse and the man who made the first Disney movies and cartoons famous. Walt Disney did so much more than just make Mickey Mouse. He touched hearts and made a positive impact on so many people’s lives. He also made Disney famous around the world. Today there is Disney themed parks in Hong Kong, Paris, and Tokyo. Along with the famous Disney Land in California and the famous Disney World in Florida....   [tags: Disney, Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney Studios]

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Disney Studios : Disney And Disney

- ... The original production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is what spurred on the creation of the current Walt Disney Studios that now resides in Burbank, California. This facility was designed by Kem Weber under the supervision of both Walt Disney and Roy Disney. This collection of buildings are the only remaining ones from the golden age of the film industry. The entire Walt Disney Studios Production site was created around the concept of animation. This was the essential concept for creating the departments such as story development, music, ink and paint etc....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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The Work of Walt Disney

- Walt Disney: From Failure to Household Name “I only hope we don't lose sight of one thing- that it was all started by a mouse” - Walt Disney (Walt Disney). Who is that mouse that started it all. Mickey Mouse, that is who started it all. What did he start. He started the success of Walt Disney, his creator. Walt Disney can often be compared to some of the most successful industrialists due to him entertaining an unlimited number of people and for being one of the best people that could sell their hard work (Crowther)....   [tags: Biography, Disney History]

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The Life and Times of Walt Disney

- “The Life and Times of Walt Disney” Walt Disney is the greatest entrepreneur of all time in most minds of little people and big people everywhere. The reason for this is he started his ‘business’, selling sketches, at the age of around seven years old. He was a vibrant child, as well considering he painted the side of his barn with tar. To him schoolwork was boring which he actually said once he was a lot older. Walt Disney was a family man, considering he had so many children; his children even had lots of children....   [tags: Biography, Disney, Entrepreneur, Film Industry]

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The Life of Walt Disney

- ... When the big day finally came, about 28,000 ticket holders came running to the entrance to get in. When entering into the main entrance, a big opening led straight through Sleeping Beauty’s Castle. Visitors came from all over the world to experience all the different “lands” to Disneyland Park. Disneyland Park was made up of four separate lands which are Adventureland, Frontierland, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland. Each of these “lands” had their own different themes to them. Adventureland is based on being in a jungle-like area and being far from civilization....   [tags: disney movies, great depression]

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Walt Disney, The Man of The Century

- The twentieth century was an era full of revolutionary changes that shaped the world. One of the most innovative people in the movie industry was particularly Walter Elias Disney. Disney grew up on “a farm in Marceline, Missouri, a small, Midwestern town […]” (Schwartz 441). Certainly, his “vision and ambition were driven by a zestful creativity” that made him an American sensation (Cole 7). In fact, Walt Disney was one of the most influential people of the twentieth century that transformed the world’s motion picture forever....   [tags: movie industry, Disney, cinema, film, creativity]

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Walt Disney Biography

- Walt Disney is a legend, a folk hero of the 20th century. His worldwide popularity was based on imagination, optimism, creation, and self-made success in America. Walt Disney did more to touch the hearts, minds, and emotions of millions of kids and adults than any other person. He brought us closer to the future, while telling us of the past. It is certain, that there will never be such as great a man, as Walt Disney. Walter Elias Disney was born December 5, 1901 in Chicago Illinois. Walt was one of five children, four boys and a girl....   [tags: biographical essay, disney world, disneyland]

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Disney World Is The Ultimate Vacation Destination

- Walt Disney World Resorts is the ultimate vacation destination. With four theme parks, two water parks, a downtown shopping district, a plethora of resort hotels and more, it has plenty to offer its diverse guests. I visit Walt Disney World at least once a year, and sometimes more if I am able to. With every visit, the more things I find to love about it. I absolutely love the atmosphere, the riveting attractions, the stores, restaurants, and everything else. Personally, Walt Disney world never loses its magic....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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The Disney Company : Examination Of Branding Excellence

- The Walt Disney Company Examination of Branding Excellence Monroe Clemmons 9/5/2015   Brief Summary of the Case From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to today 's global corporation, The Walt Disney Company continues to proudly provide quality entertainment for every member of the family, across America and around the world. One of the key statements in the text states, “Disney’s greatest challenge today is to keep a 90- year- old brand relevant and current to its core audience while staying true to its heritage and core brand values.” (Kotler, Keller, 2012, p....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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The Disney Company : A Pillar Of American Culture

- ... Every Walt Disney Prince is based off of the same archetypal character: they are handsome men, with a tendency to be dependent, diffident, and submissive. They are thus represented as the opposite of truly masculine characters, who would rather show traits of authority and efficacy. This lack of power is further seen through the fact that these male characters are not the center of the story. They are considered as heroes, leading the story along with the more popular Disney princesses, but most of the royal suitors were not even given a name....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company]

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The Creative and Innovative Walt Disney

- Walt Disney was the most creative and innovative person in the entertainment business in the 20th century. His movies and animations had a huge impact on family life and the movie and animation industry. He also created shows for television and opened Disney Land which were both huge successes. Walt Disney's Interest in art began at a young age. Walt went for his dreams and made them a reality. His hard work to become a movie and animation creator payed off by the time he was in his twenties . Walt Disney's accomplishments show that nothing is impossible....   [tags: animation, magical parks, inspiration]

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Walt Disney and the Idea of Disneyland

- Disneyland is considered a magical place. Some might even consider it “better than real” (Louise 162). It is a place where families can have fun together and bond. It has been running successfully for over fifty years. But how did Disneyland come to be. It did not simply pop up one night out of nowhere. Disneyland came to be through three events; the childhood of Walt Disney, the idea for an amusement park, and the building of this “better than real” place. Walter Elias Disney was born December 5, 1901 in Chicago....   [tags: Amusement Park, Entertainment, Family]

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The Achievements of Walt Disney

- Walt Disney was a great man in the eyes of many people. There are almost no people in the history of the entire world that have done anything that can even compare to Walt Disney’s many achievements. Walt Disney was born as Walter Elias Disney on December 5th, 1901. He had a great life and died ten days after his sixty-fifth birthday on December 15th, 1966. Throughout his entire lifetime, Disney had released a total of eighty-one movies that have won many awards and achievements. Walt Disney is considered by many a twentieth century folk hero whose name is supposed to represent imagination, success, optimism, creation and many other traits needed to succeed....   [tags: Biographical Essays, biography]

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A Brief History of Walt Disney

- Walt Disney is not only best known for his American Motion Picture and famous cartoon films, but also for his artwork he created. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Hersoma, a section of Chicago, Illinois. Disney was born to his father Elias Disney, an Irish-Canadian, and his mother Flora Call Disney, a German-American. Walt Disney was one of five children, four boys and one girl. Walt Disney lived most of his life in Marcline, Missouri, where he began drawing and painting....   [tags: visionary businessmen]

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An Article Dealing With One Of The Keys Of Disney 's Success

- Disney Article For this paper, I was asked to review an article dealing with one of the “keys” of Disney’s success. Below, I will summarize the information presented in the article and then write how it could impact schools and school leadership. The chapter “Michael Eisner Sets the Record Straight” by Connelan (1997) begins by introducing a class that has gathered at the Magic Kingdom for management training. Mort, the teacher in this management seminar instructs five management students, which are called the “Gang of Five.” One early morning, as the theme park was just opening, The Gang of Five observe Mort helping a visiting family find their way around the park....   [tags: The Walt Disney Company, Walt Disney]

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The Influential Man: Walt Disney

- “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” – Walt Disney (brainyquote). When looking for influential American artists, one man sticks out a life-changer for many. Throughout his career, Walt Disney touched the hearts of millions; first, he created the company Laugh-O-Grams, that lead to the creation of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit; then, with the formation of Mickey Mouse, a new age of animation began with Disney leading the field; lastly, the opening of Disneyland changed the way that people view theme parks and left a lasting legacy with the opening of Walt Disney World shortly after his death....   [tags: disneyland, mickey mouse, movies]

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The Life of Walt Disney

- Walt Disney’s father, Elias was born in 1859 in Canada. His parents were from Ireland. He was the oldest of eleven children. Elias loved moving from place to place and had many different jobs. He lived in Canada, Kansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, and Missouri. This was the age before cars, so people had horses and buggies. It was not usual for people to travel more than 100 miles, but Elias loved traveling and living in different states. He worked as a farmer, hotel owner, machinist, carpenter, mail carrier, and soldier....   [tags: Childhood, Achievements, Leadership]

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Secrets of Walt Disney World

- “Magic flows out of the tricks you don’t see. It is the magician’s way of weaving what is right in front of your eyes with something subtle, something hidden. It is a blending of your expectations of what should happen with a delightful surprise of something far more creative.” (The Hidden Magic of Disney p.5) Is Walt Disney World really what it seems. Cinderella’s castle that glistens in the background, Main Street U.S.A that rolls out the red carpet for the visitors that wander in every day, and Mickey Mouse, who is front and center for all of Disney....   [tags: magic flows, expectations, childhood]

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Walt Disney, a Brief Biography

- ... Pooling their resources, they borrowed an additional $500 and constructed a camera stand in their uncle’s garage. Soon, they received an order from New York for the first “Alice Comedy” short, and the brothers began their production operation in the rear of a Hollywood real estate office two blocks away.” (D23) This was the true beginning of Walt’s success. It was not in any way glamorous nor ideal. It required a strong determination to become the best at his work. In the Disney song “When You Wish Upon a Star” it says, “If your heart is in your dream, no request is too extreme.” Disney definitely had his entire heart set into his dream....   [tags: dream makers, successful entrepreneurs]

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The Creator of Walt Disney

- Someone who is not only known for his movies, but for his amusement parks is Walt Disney. Walt Disney had a rough start to his creative career, but he still managed to become one of the best creators of all time. As one of the most well-known creative minds of his time, Walt Disney is famous for both animation and family fun. To begin Walt Disney started out by making cartoons for his high school newspaper, and at night he took courses at the Chicago Art Institute. He soon moved to Kansas City and got a job at the Pesmen-Rubin art studio, and he met a cartoonist named Ubbe Iwerks....   [tags: cartoons, animated films, amusement parks]

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Walt Disney's The Lion King

- ... Hamlet was portrayed as mad and Simba exhibits this same behavior, venting his feelings in mournful retaliation against responsibility, most notably when his childhood friend Nala attempts to persuade his to return to the Pride Lands. This delay between our characters adds a more haunting effect between the two works. Gladiator begins with the end of a war, to which Rome is victorious, and the emperor Marcus Aurelius, at the military camp, soon going to to die. Marcus Aurelius decides and tells his commanding general Maximus that he is the son he should have had....   [tags: best animated feature of all time]

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Walter Elias Disney : The Reason For That

- ... (Walt Disney: Long Biography.) After this he started to enjoy acting and would often entertain his friends at school by impersonating Charlie Chaplin.(Walt Disney: Long Biography.) His teachers then allowed him to narrate and illustrate stories in front of the whole class.(Walt Disney: Long Biography.) Disney felt sense of wholeness when performing in front of people and making them laugh. Knowing this he made the decision to sneak out of the house late at night and perform these skits and stories at local theatres.(Walt Disney: Long Biography.) When he was 16 something shifted and he decided to drop out of high school and enlist in the army, however he was underage so he did get reje...   [tags: Walt Disney, Walt Disney World Resort]

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The Walt Disney Company

- ... The first Disney Store opened March 28, 1987 and the first book published by Hyperion Books, Disney’s publishing company, was published September 26, 1991 (Disney History). The final sector that completes The Walt Disney Company is Disney Interactive. This portion includes online games, video consoles, and other interactive entertainment for people of all ages. It was formed December 5, 1994 with the intentions of “developing, marketing, and distributing cartridge games and CD-ROM software.”(Disney History)....   [tags: oligopoly, business analysis]

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The Walt Disney Company

- My mom is an employee at Marvel Comic’s headquarters in New York City. Marvel Comics is owned by the Walt Disney Company and this inspired me to analyze the corporate giant. It safely can be said that every kid has seen some sort of production by Disney. Countless kids grew up with Disney characters being one of their initial impressions of the world. And that makes Disney a very special and important company. Not only does Disney provide intangible services, but it offers an escape from reality in various locations across the globe....   [tags: historical/biographical analysis]

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Walt Disney Films Analysis

- Walt Disney Films are known to be as an incredible and outstanding fantasy stories producer. It created more than a hundred of films. Majority of what has been produced rely on fictional stories. The films that were released used animation to capture children’s interest and musically performed as well. Walt Disney produced fantasy stories like The Little Mermaid 1989; Sleeping Beauty 1959; Beauty and the Beast 1991; Cinderella 1950 and more. The tales most often than not were always about the life of a princess in search of her prince charming....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

- Gehry and the Committee were more conscious of how people could enter the building to give off the impression that the Disney Concert Hall is accessible to everyone and to feel casual. The use of the grand staircase on the Corner of Grand and 1 st bring the visitor into the building, but many find this staircase abrupt and disappointing. However, Gehry chose this experience to undermine the grander expectation of a classical music audience. It was truly all about the experience of the audience and musician under the influence of sound in the auditorium....   [tags: Frank Gehry's vision of design]

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Walt Disney Company Analysis

- Walt Disney is extremely known for being a film producer and popular showman. He was very recognizing for being an innovator in animation and theme park design. Disney was a visionary in terms of cartoons. Disney views and visions came from his persistence for the future. Walt Disney strives upon building Disney’s to have core strengths in three areas of entertainment and recreation, motion pictures and videos. Walt created his first animated character, Mickey Mouse. Mickey made his first debut on November 18, 1928, in a black and white cartoon called the “Steamboat Willie”....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Walter Elias Disney

- Walter Elias Disney is a very famous animator, producer, director, screenwriter, entrepreneur, and voice actor. Walter Disney was born on December 5, 1901 and died on December 15, 1966. This man is very well-known to children from the ages five to sixteen. Every child in America watches Disney Channel on television. The parents to these children know that the shows on Disney Channel were made to entertain children like their own. Disney Channel is only one thing that has Walter Elias Disney's name....   [tags: Walt Disney]

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Biography of Walt Disney

- Biography of Walt Disney Real name: Walter Elias Disney Date of Birth (location): 5 December 1901, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Date of Death : 15 December 1966 -BIOGRAPHY During a 43-year Hollywood career, which spanned the development of the motion picture medium as a modern American art, Walter Elias Disney, a modern Aesop, established himself and his product as a genuine part of Americana. David Low, the late British political cartoonist, called Disney "the most significant figure in graphic arts since Leonardo DaVinci." A pioneer and innovator, and the possessor of one of the most fertile imaginations the world has ever known, Walt Disney, along with members of his staff, received more t...   [tags: Biography Disney]

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

- Public Spaces provide unique experiences and contribute to the identity of a city. Found as places like plazas, parks, marketplaces, within buildings, lobbies and many more. Public spaces are important to our society and therefore face more arguments in design and construction compared to private spaces. In order to create innovative public architecture, considered to be the most civic, costly, time intensive and physical of the arts, the project holds a degree of risk, strife, and negotiation ....   [tags: Reverberation Time, Acoustic Designer]

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Analysis Of Disney 's ' Cinderella '

- ... What are the implication of these stereotypes being created by Disney movies and how do they affect us as adults. What does this imply about our society, our future generations. Description of the Artifact The documentary Mickey Mouse Monopoly: Disney, Childhood, and Corporate Power discusses how many children are raised on Disney movies, but how that could be a bad thing?  Did you know that Disney owns most of the media we consume. TV stations, magazines, movies, radio stations, and amusement parks to name a few....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company]

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Disney World Is An Educational Wonderland

- ... Disney World’s Magic Kingdom was the first park to open in 1971 with many educational opportunities. Magic Kingdom is known for its Hall of Presidents. This show teaches kids about American History by highlighting every U.S. President from George Washington to current President Barack Obama. The show focuses on the role of slavery in America and tells about early debates from the Constitutional Convention to the Lincoln Douglas debates. Tom Sawyer Island is perfect for those studying Mark Twain’s Literature....   [tags: Epcot, Walt Disney World Resort, Walt Disney]

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Netflix And Disney For My Course Project

- I choose Netflix and Walt Disney for my course project. These two companies are very popular; Netflix is popular among many people and Walt Disney has been in business for many generations. I believe both companies experienced significant internal changes in the way they provide entertainment for all ages which affected their employees in some way. Both companies respond to external forces that require both businesses to consistently force change internally and maintain the demands of their customers....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Burbank]

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Walt Disney

- Dyslexia is inferior to determination, creativity, and passion. An exemplary display of this is Walt Disney. Walt Disney was born December 5, 1901, throughout his life Walt suffered from the disability, dyslexia (IMDb). Walt Disney used creativity, determination, innovation, and passion to overcome his disability and create one of the Worlds biggest and most well known attractions and characters. Walt Disney created “The Walt Disney Company” this extraordinary company includes a collection of theme parks such as Disney World and Disney Land and characters such as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and so many more....   [tags: Biography]

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How Disney Has Forever Shaped Our Culture

- ... . . . He drew hens sitting on nests with baskets overflowing with eggs, hens hatching out dollars and various things of this order to show the results of feeding hens the egg-laying mash.” While the company thought highly of Walt’s artistic ability, they did eventually let him go in 1919 due to financial difficulties. Soon after he set up a “little commercial art shop” with his good friends Ubbe Iwwerks and called it “Iwwerks-Disney”. The art shop did okay for a while, however, Walt was offered a better job at the Slide Company, which Ubbe encouraged him to take....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Mickey Mouse]

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Walt Disney Company

- Disney Corporation The Walt Disney Company started as a small entertainment company in 1923 (Disney.com, 2011). Since that time the company has used various strategies enabling them to grow into a global entertainment company. Strategy The Walt Disney Company is known throughout the world as a leader in entertainment. The strategies that the Walt Disney Company have used include competitive advantage, a growth strategy, and a renewal strategy. When a person mentions a theme park, Disney is the first park that comes to mind....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Walt Disney Co

- Walt Disney is a worldwide entertainment company. Walt Disney Co is currently number one in the entertainment industry beating out competitors like News Corp, Time Warner, and CBS with revenues of $42,278 billion a year and a net income of $5.682 billion. The company is ranked number 66 on the Fortune 500 list and is ranked #17 on the World’s Most Valuable Brands List. Walt Disney’s headquarters are in Burbank, California and has been publicly traded as NYSE:DIS since 1991. Walt Disney began in 1923 with a short film called Alice’s Wonderland....   [tags: Firm History, Chain of Excellence]

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Walt Disney: It All Started with a Mouse

- Who knew that the creation of one cartoon mouse would result in one of the greatest success stories all time, and it all started with an entrepreneur named Walt Disney. Walt Disney was a man who changed the world between his multibillionaire dollar companies including Disney movies, resorts and theme parks. He was a man who started from humble beginnings and has grown into a business mogul that set a standard for business and entrepreneurs for generations to come. The “American Dream” is viewed as success and accomplishment, usually associated with great amounts of money or assets....   [tags: business empires, theme parks]

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Walter Elias and the Walt Disney Company

- Walter Elias “Walt” Disney is the co-founder of the well-known Walt Disney Productions. He was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinos. He was one of five children of Elias Disney, and Flora Call Disney Walter attended McKinley High, where he took drawing and photography classes and was a cartoonist for the school paper. In addition, he took courses at the Chicago Art Institute. At the age of 16, he dropped out of school to join the army but was underage, influencing him to join the Red Cross and was sent to France....   [tags: business report, great business leaders]

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Walt Disney's Influences on the 20th Century

- “All of our dreams can come true- if we have the courage to pursue them.”-Walt Disney (biography.com). Walt Elias Disney: a man who has changed the imagination of children everywhere. Walt Disney greatly persuaded the twentieth century because he changed the world of animation, created one of the most popular cartoons, even to this day, and changed the way of the theme park. Walt Disney started drawing at a very young age. When he was nine he sold paintings and drawings to his neighbors. He liked believing that the characters would come to life by making a flip book....   [tags: animations, film, theme park]

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Walt Disney Corporation

- Walt Disney, the creator of the Walt Disney Company, was famous for his ideas. He was named “an idea man” because of his ability to think of great ideas. His ideas are what ultimately allowed him to be successful in his career. Disney started his career as a hands-on cartoonist, but as his company grew, he became a full time manager, organizer, inspirer and innovator. Disney was often called a conceptual innovator because of his ability to simplify problems by synthesizing old ideas in ways that no one had ever thought of before....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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Walt Disney’s Impact on the World

- “For Disney gets us young and helps to shape up our understanding of who we are, getting us to whistle while we work, to be unafraid of the big bad wolf, to wish upon a star that some day our prince will come, indeed to accept Disney products as the spoonful of sugar that helps any medicine go down, in this small world after all” (Clark). A man with huge imaginations made his dreams come to life in many different ways. He always had a thing for animation from the age of ten. He never gave up on what he dreamt of until it became real....   [tags: biography, american t.v.]

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Talking to the Mouse: The Walt Disney Corporation

- ... Created specifically for College Program cast members, "Housing the Magic" is a televised version of that program's newsletter, "The Communicator". In addition to its internal communication efficiency, Disney is also world-renown for its branding strategy. Branding is “the process of developing product-or service-naming and identity statements that distinguish products or services from competitor products or services.(Zalabak 2012) Kevin Mayer is the appointed executive vice president of corporate Strategy and Business Development, a position he earned in June of 2005....   [tags: successful powerhouse businesses]

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The American Animation Industry and Walt Disney

- ... It eventually went from the permission to use Mickey Mouse on some pencil tablets, to manufacturing Mickey Mouse dolls, dishes, toothbrushes, radios, figurines etc. Merchandise helped the company be able to start producing longer, high quality animated, sound produced feature films. Walt Disneys success would keep growing when he told his animators that they would be producing a feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The feature film would turn out to be a big hit and Disney's “highest grossing film of all time”....   [tags: diversity of cartoons, WWI, films]

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Employee Satisfaction at Disney

- The intention of this research is to show the corporate culture of Disney. Within this discussion, a number of topics will be addressed that include: formal statements prevalent in the organization and its impact to the organization, a description of the environment and the statement it makes relative to the organization, the types of language or sayings used in the organization, the type of role modeling, training and teaching that is emphasized, rewards used to motivate employees, outcome measures used by leaders within the organization, how leaders respond to critical incidents or crisis, workflow and organizational structure, an evaluation of organization systems and procedures and the t...   [tags: business, management, walt disney]

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Dreams Made Real by Walt Disney

- “A dream is a wish your heart makes” (Walt Disney). These immortal words were spoken by none other than the one and only Walter Elias Disney. Better known as Walt Disney, he’s one of the most successful dreamers of all time as proved by his worldwide company. He’s the perfect example of dreams leading to success, made evident by the current size of his company with 5 resorts worldwide and almost 60 years of amazing unbeatable hospitality and service. The three most predominate things that led to his success were his love of the job, his perseverance against all odds and his genuine passion for bringing joy to everyone in the world especially children and families....   [tags: mickey mouse, animation, perserverance]

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The Success Behind Walt Disney World

- Before the production of Pocahontas, Walt Disney Productions did their research on Native American tribes making sure Disney accurately depicted their correct lifestyle. Disney even took various trips to Jamestown, Virginia to make sure he fully understood where the story setting would take place. To be certain that the facts were correct; Disney met and personally interviewed actual descendants of the Native culture. Though, Disney’s goal was to portray a story as unbiased as possible, people often considered the storyline to still be biased and accused Disney of stating facts incorrectly (Buffa, Andrea L)....   [tags: disneyland, disneyworld, hercules,pocachontas]

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Assessing the Corporate Culture of Walt Disney

- This paper will assess the corporate culture of Walt Disney, addressing the background of the organization, training and teaching, stories, legends and myths associated with the company, philosophy, values, mission statement and the organizational goals of the company.      The Disney Brothers Studios was founded by Walt and Roy Disney in October of 1923. As the brothers increased their reach in the entertainment market, this small studio evolved into the corporate giant known today as the Walt Disney Company which has interests in entertainment and media enterprises including Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, The Walt Disney Studios, ABC, Inc., ESPN, Disney Channel, Disney Stores, television...   [tags: Disney Cartoons Busines Essays]

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Walt Disney: American Dream Achiever

- Walt Disney—American Dream Achiever Dream come true, profound influence, persistent efforts, and the success after the setback; those elements compose the definition of the American Dream. Walt Disney undoubtedly was a successful American Dream achiever. He and his brother co-founded Walt Disney Productions, which became one of the best-known motion-picture production companies in the world. He created Mickey Mouse who turned into one of the most famous cartoon characters in animation history(“Walt Elias Disney”)....   [tags: motion picture production, disneyland]

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The Movie Tangled, By Walt Disney Pictures

- ... After she has a final confrontation with Mother Gothel, she decides that she will not, in fact, be returning. Towards the end of the movie, she agrees to go back on the condition that she be allowed to save Flynn, whom Mother Gothel has mortally wounded. Rapunzel fell in love with Flynn and decided that her freedom meant nothing if he was dead. Flynn Ryder had other ideas about how Rapunzel was to spend the rest of her life. He cut her hair while she was trying to save him, which in turn made the hair lose its magical properties....   [tags: Anxiety, Psychology, Erik Erikson, Neuroticism]

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The Life of Walt Disney

- Walt was running around frantically from one attraction to another. Everything that could have gone wrong did. The restrooms were backed up, the parking lot was overflowing. Nothing in Tomorrow Land was operating, TV microphones were dying. The opening day of Disneyland had been a disaster. Afterward, Walt always referred to July 17 1955, as Black Sunday. But he didn’t let that stop him. Walt continued to work hard. His creativity, confidence, and loving nature turned him into one of the most successful men in entertainment....   [tags: film industry, biography]

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The Structure of the Media Conglomerate The Walt Disney Companya and Their Role in Society

- This paper will discuss the structure of the media conglomerate The Walt Disney Company and their role in society. Analyzing and evaluating their media products and interpreting how they get their message out to the masses through their different subsidiaries. This media giant is not just in the amusement park business. The Walt Disney Company is an example of a media convergence where the ownership has different subsidiaries under on large corporate umbrella. This paper examines the Disney brand, the positives or negatives of the conglomeration, the diversity in programming and their strong public identity....   [tags: Disney brand, pros & cons of conglomeration]

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A Report On The Disney Company

- ... The Walt Disney Company hosted an "unboxing" marathon of YouTubers from around the world unboxing their products. Many of the videos in this marathon of unboxing featured “Star Wars: The Force Awakens" merchandise. The marathon ran for an incredible 18 total hours. Brands want to excerpt more control over unboxing videos because until recently the unboxing videos have been solely produced by the Youtubers themselves. In an effort for brands to take more control of the "unboxing" trend, Toys "R" Us created it 's own animated videos for YouTube during this years holiday campaign....   [tags: Marketing, Advertising, The Walt Disney Company]

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The Story of Walt Elias Disney

- From a small community area within the suburbs of Chicago to the hills of California, Walter Elias Disney’s journey through life is considered to be, at least by myself, an incredibly inspirational story. Walt Disney was the epitome of an innovator during the era that he was alive for. His determination and resiliency to follow his dreams were never stopped as he created one of the most successful corporations in the world today. His lasting legacy has shaped The Walt Disney Company’s business strategies for the present and ongoing future....   [tags: Animation, Film, History]

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Analysis Of Walt Disney 's ' The Two Disney '

- The Two Walt Disney’s Did you know that there is more than one Walt Disney. That not just America has one but Japan as well. Well there is and his name is Hayao Miyazaki. He is the greatest anime artist in Japan just like Walt Disney is in America, which in their skills is very different in comparison. Walt Disney based his films on familiar fairytales that people have already created, but just switched into the way he wanted them to be while Hayao Miyazaki based his films on his own imagination and his own ideas about what he thinks kids should be watching....   [tags: Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, Spirited Away]

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Analysis Of Walt Disney 's ' Breaking The Disney Spell '

- ... This notion can be confirmed by the evaluation of Walt Disney 's production of Puss in Boots, "it is clear Disney sought to replace all versions with his animated version and that his cartoon is astonishingly autobiographical" (p. 343). Disney rewrote the story to have a male protagonist, who saves the day and wins the girl, a theme that is seen in every Disney movie even to this date. By doing this Disney places, "an attack on the literary tradition of the fairy tale. He robs the literary tale of its voice and changes its form and meaning" (p....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault]

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Biography of Walt Elias Disney

- Walt Disney once said, “the age we’re living in is the most extraordinary the world has ever seen. There are new concepts of things, and we now have the tools to change those concepts into realities. We are moving forward”. Disney was a great thinker, inventor, and innovator. His greatest belief that he lived throughout his life was that we need to follow our dreams, make them come true, and do what makes us happy, not rich. Walter Elias Disney, better known as Walt Disney, was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1901....   [tags: Film Maker, Cartoons]

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Walt Disney Set the Stage for Great Film Making

- ... They created their own business called Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists. The company was not so successful and only last one month. The two friends stayed together as they passed through jobs. They worked at the Kansas City Film Ad Company drawing cartoons for movie theaters. Disney took a camera from the company to use for his “stop-action animation” with his original drawings. His continuous practice on his Laugh-O-Grams made them far more advanced than his studio work (Schwartz). Walt Disney made puppets of his characters for his films instead of drawing them so he could save time and make the process easier on himself and Iwerks (“Walt Disney Interviewed by Fletcher Markle”)....   [tags: camera, studio, amusement park]

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Walt Disney the American Hero

- Walt Disney the American Hero Walt Disney; When that name is spoken faces of children and adults alike light up with looks of sheer joy. When debating what to see at the movies the newest Disney flick is almost always decided upon over the others. With Disney people are 100 percent sure to walk out of the theater happy and smiling. From the catchy theme songs to the thrilling theme parks Disney has built the fantasy empire. Although he built the fantasy world Disney was not a man who walked around with his head in the clouds....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Walt Disney was the Most Influential Person of the Twentieth Century

- The Most Influential Person of the Twentieth Century: Walt Disney What if you went to turn on the television Saturday morning to watch cartoons and they were silent and black and white. Most people just take it for granted. Producing animations with movement and color took time. Walt Disney took the time to figure it all out (Langer). Walt Disney, an influential person in the twentieth century, has influenced technology, education, and entertainment in America. Walt Disney influenced technology....   [tags: animation, theme parks, micky mouse]

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Creative Intelligence of Walt Disney

- Creative Intelligence of Walt Disney Creative intelligence comes in many different forms, with makers and masters leading the way. Walt Disney was both a maker and a master of visual/spatial intelligence. Our class and creativity experts have agreed that if something is creative then it has to be novel and of high quality. Walt Disney’s artwork and animation certainly were. For example, he produced the first full-length animated musical feature film and the first full-color television programming, among other things (“Walt…”)....   [tags: Cartoons Movies Animation Essays]

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Disney : A Dream That Affected The World

- A Dream that Affected the World Disney is one of the most famous names in the animation industry. Disney is known for providing entertainment geared toward adults and children just the same. The Disney Company is known for international theme parks and a world-class animation studio and business franchise. The company nearly dominates the animation industry. Walt Disney was one of the first animators to create a cartoon that influenced many cultures around the world; his works and animations made an impact on society, television networks, and even theme parks....   [tags: Walt Disney, Mickey Mouse, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit]

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