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Walt Elias Disney

Walt Elias Disney borned on December 5, 1901 (USA). His childhood was a little hard because the sickness of his father and the bad economy in his family.

When he was a teenager, he enlisted in the American Ambulance Corps, serving in France and returning to employment as an artist at the Pesmen-Rubin Commercial Art Studio (1918). After learning the rudiments of animation at a subsequent job at the Kansas City Film Ad Service, Disney began to produce his own animated films. In 1922 he formed Laugh-O-Gram Films. He was soon joined by Iwerks and a staff, including Hugh Harman and Rudolf Ising, to produce theatrical and sponsored films. His dream was to become an artist of the Kansas City Star, the newspaper that was distributed in its infancy, but found work as an apprentice at an advertising agency, the Pesmen-Rubin Commercial Art Studio. With a salary of $ 50 a month on that job he met Ubbe Iwerks, a young man of his age and exceptionally gifted for drawing, with whom he befriended. When the two were left jobless rode his own company, Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists.

Disney's first movie with sound was Willie in the steamer (1928). Good imitator of voices and accents, Disney made the little mouse and his girlfriend, Minnie, speak with your own voice to cut costs.

The film, released on November 18, 1928 at a theater in New York, scored a success with audiences and critics.

Workaholic and perfectionist, film producer designed every detail of Disneyland, which opened on July 17, 1955 in Anaheim, California. This park, with an area of 120 hectares, cost $ 17 million, and Main Street USA, the main street where journeyed hundreds of costumed characters, recreated to perfection Marceline's main street, the town where she spent her childhood Disney, that summer of 1955 was already grandfather of the first of ten grandchildren had.

Hard smoker, he died on December 15, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, victim of lung cancer, having overseen the outlines of Disney World theme park Disneyland style but more focused towards adults, open its doors in 1971 in Orlando, Florida (in 1983, the company opened Tokyo Disneyland in Japan and in 1992 opened the Euro Disney in Paris).

He died on December 15, 1966.

His famous quotes: "When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable", "It's kind of fun to do the impossible", "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them", and "When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do"

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