Walt Disney : An American Motion Picture

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Walter Elias Disney, also known as Walt Disney, was an American motion-picture and television producer, famous as the creator of cartoon films and Disneyland. His relentless aspiration and determination drove Walt Disney to pour in each ounce of innovativeness into his work. In my opinion, Walt Disney was important because of his creation of Disneyland in order to have an educational as well as amusement value and to entertain adults and their children and his influence on American culture through films and animations. Walter Disney was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1901. His parents, Elias and Flora, moved the family to a homestead in Marceline, Missouri, when he was four. Walt enjoyed living on the ranch with his siblings Herbert, Raymond, Roy, and Ruth. Walt initially built up an affection for attracting and craftsmanship Marceline. Following four years in Marceline, the Disney 's moved to Kansas City. Walt kept on drawing and took craftsmanship classes on the weekends. About the time Walt was entering high school, his family moved to the city of Chicago. Walt took classes at the Chicago Art Institute and drew for the school newspaper. When he was sixteen, Walt volunteer to fight in World War I. Since he was still young it was impossible to join the armed force, he dropped out of school and joined the Red Cross. He spent the following year driving ambulances for the Red Cross in France. Disney came back from the war prepared to start his vocation as a…
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