Walt Disney Accomplishments Essay

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Walt Disney is known for creating pure happiness to both the young and old generation. Walt Disney, an imaginative animator, created the cartoon character Mickey Mouse. Walt and his brother Roy Disney, founded one of the finest motion-picture companies around the world. Throughout his life, Disney won 22 academy awards. He not only gained success in the animation field, but was a founder of DisneyLand and Walt Disney World. (Biography editors, Phar. 1) The editors of Biography.com wrote an article describing Disney’s life and accomplishments. On the contrary, Neal Gabler article, “Walt Disney, a Visionary Who Was Crazy Like a Mouse” mainly emphasizes on the financial trials Disney faced and his life up into the creation of Mickey Mouse. Focusing on the tone, organization and purpose, Walt Disney’s achievements and struggles are effectively displayed by the biographies written in Biography.com and The New York Times. The biography presented in Biography.com uses significant facts, describing the life of Walt Disney and his accomplishments. This article includes details about his life, beginning with his childhood years, “Disney lived most of his childhood in Marceline, Missouri, where he began drawing, painting and selling pictures to neighbors and family friends” (Biography.com editors, phara. 5). Then to his career life, “Right away the Disney brothers, their wives and Iwerks produced three cartoons featuring a new character Walt had been developing called Mickey Mouse”
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