Walt Disney : The Disney

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Why Walt Disney is known
Walt Disney innovations include the first cartoons with synchronized sound, the first full-length animated feature film and, of course, the theme park.
“Walt Disney was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman, famous as a pioneer of cartoon films and as the creator of Disneyland. Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was born on December 5, 1901, in Hermosa, Illinois. He and his brother Roy co-founded Walt Disney Productions, which became one of the best-known motion-picture production companies in the world. Disney was an innovative animator and created the cartoon character Mickey Mouse”. (Editors, 2015)
Walt Disney

“The Walt Disney Company started in 1923 in the rear of a small office occupied by Holly-Vermont Realty in Los Angeles. It was there that Walt Disney, and his brother Roy, produced a series of short live-action/animated films collectively called the ALICE COMEDIES”. (Walt Disney)
“Walt Disney is the engenderer of the cartoon character Mickey Mouse and the famous Disneyland theme park. Both advances were great innovations that landed him the fame he has today. Disney 's $17 million Disneyland theme park opened on July 17, 1955, with actor (and future U.S. president) Ronald Reagan presiding over the activities on what was once an orange grove. After a tumultuous opening day involving several mishaps (including the distribution of thousands of counterfeit invitations), the site became kenned as a place where children and…

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