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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The Walt Disney Company Foundation's donation to UNICEF comes during the organization's 60th anniversary celebration.
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.
Disney's digital mapping project, Walt Disney World Resort in 3D, will become the ultimate online travel guide for Walt Disney World Resort, integrating the Google Earth 3D experience with the planning features of Disney.
Los Angeles Master Chorale, directed by Grant Gershon, presents the family concert ``Holiday Wonders,'' Walt Disney Concert Hall, $20-$35.
Best Launch to the Organization - awarded to The Walt Disney Company, for the successful enterprise-wide launch and roll-out of its Enterprise learning platform, Disney Development Connection, to more than 135,000 employees and cast members across the organization.
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.
Guest research conducted last summer at pilot locations in Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort, where 20,000 revised kids' meals were served, showed that 77 to 90 percent of the parents, respectively, stayed with fruit or vegetable side options when they were offered first.
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.
Walt Disney Home Entertainment proudly opens the vault to debut a spectacular new two-disc Special Edition of the most requested Disney DVD title ever, the Academy Award(R) winning (1990 Best Song and Best Original Score) The Little Mermaid.
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.