Walter Elias "Walt" Disney Born: 5 December 1901 Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois Died: 15 December 1966 (lung cancer) Best Known As: The creator of Mickey Mouse and Disneyland
In , he acted as a creative worker, and after the war began film production. In 1923, Disney moved to Los Angeles, where his brother Roy creates in Hollywood The Walt Disney Company as a small animation Studio.
December 21, 1937 on the screens of America was first shown full-length animated Disney movie "Snow white and the seven dwarfs" by the Grimm brothers ' fairy tales. "Snow white" brought disney huge success
Disney's earliest full length cartoon movies were Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, Pinnochio, Dumbo and Fantasia.
In all of these movies Disney acted as producer, oversaw filming and had a great influence on the artistic side of the film. Directors, who shot "Cinderella", created and animated "Peter pan" the book of sir James Barrie. It was followed by "Lady and the tramp", "the Sleeping beauty" and «101 Dalmatians", which became a classic animated film.
In the 1950s onwards he produced heroic colour tales like Robin Hood and Treasure Island; and in 1964 Disney made Mary Poppins.
Disney opened the first theme park, Disneyland in California in There are now others in Florida, Tokyo and near Paris.
Walt Disney is a legend; a folk hero of the 20th century. His worldwide popularity was based upon the ideals which his name represents: imagination, optimism, creation, and self-made success in the American tradition. 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.
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