Walt Disney, the man who created “The Happiest Place On Earth”, aka Disneyland.
This pioneer of cartoon films was born in Hermosa, Illinois in 1901.
He and his brother Roy co-founded Walt Disney Productions.
He did not started off with his iconic Mickey Mouse, in fact his first successful cartoon character is Oswald the Rabbit.
It was his third Mickey Mouse animation which has sound and music, titled “Steamboat Willie” that hit the big time. Walt himself did the voice of Mickey.
Then he went on to create more successful animated works, including “Silly Symphonies”, “The Three Little Pigs”, “Pinocchio”, “Dumbo”, “Fantasia”, Bambi” , “Treasure Island”, “Alice In The Wonderland”, “Peter Pan” “Sleeping Beauty” and many other amazing animated masterpieces.
He was also one of those who used television as an entertainment medium. Among his many successful TV shows are “Davy Crockett”, “Zorro” and “The Mickey Mouse Club”.
On July 17, 1955, Disneyland theme park was opened in Anaheim, California.
Today you can find Disneyland in Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai, China.
During his lifetime, Walt Disney won 22 Academy Awards.
Here are my best 5 Walt Disney quotations which are verified authentic:
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”
“Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”
“That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don’t remember what it’s like to be twelve years old.”
“When we do fantasy, we must not lose sight of reality.”
“I do not make films primarily for children. I make them for the child in all of us, whether we be six or sixty. Call the child innocence.”
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