Walt Disney


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Walt Disney

An American entertainer and businessman. In 1923, he co-founded an animation studio with his brother, Roy. The company expanded to other media, including film, television and theme parks. Disney created Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other iconic fictional characters. The Walt Disney Company (as the studio was renamed) became a hugely successful corporation. Disney lived from 1901 to 1966.
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Mickey was very much a reflection of Walt Disney and when he became involved in so many other projects, nobody could quite capture the spirit of Mickey without Walt there,'' Korkis said.
Los Angeles Master Chorale, directed by Grant Gershon, presents the family concert ``Holiday Wonders,'' Walt Disney Concert Hall, $20-$35.
But it was 1937's ``Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'' - the first full-length animated feature in color and first commercially successful film of its kind - that really made Walt Disney a major force in the entertainment business.
2) The 1900-era Walt Disney Barn, which was moved last year to Traveltown, is open the third Sunday of the month.
2--3 -- 3 ran in Valley edition only) Walt Disney, above, had and elaborate model traintrack in his Holmby Hills backyard.
Disney did not live to see the completion of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, an addition to the downtown Music Center which she seeded with a $50 million donation 10 years ago.