Seven years in the making and meticulously researched - Gabler is the first writer to be given complete access to the Disney archives - this is the full story of a man whose work left an ineradicable brand on our culture but whose life has largely been enshrouded in myth.
Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family's white house. His family was poor, and the happiest time of his childhood was spent living on a farm in Missouri. His affection for small-town life is reflected in Disneyland Main Streets around the world. This biography reveals the man behind the magic.
"How Disney became an Icon"
How to Be Like is a "character biography" series: biographies that also draw out important lessons from the life of their subjects. In this new book - by far the most exhaustive in the series - Pat Williams tackles one of the most influential people in recent history. While many recent biographies of Walt Disney have reveled in the negative, this audiobook takes an honest but positive look at the man behind the myth. For the first time, the book pulls together all the various strands of Disney's life into one straightforward, easy-to-listen-to tale.
"One of the best books I've heard yet!"
When it comes to the entertainment world and movie business, few names are as recognizable as Walt Disney, a versatile writer, producer, director, artist, and voice actor who literally turned his name into a billion-dollar business. Whether it was through the creation of iconic cartoons like Mickey Mouse or America's favorite theme parks, Disney and his assorted businesses have entertained countless numbers of people across the globe, particularly young kids.
"New material in a Disney bio"
From the Progress City Archives comes this collection of tall tales and true from the annals of the Walt Disney Company. From Walt's on-set antics to the creations of modern-day imagineers, we've put together a sampling of stories from throughout Disney history.
The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream is the story of how Walt Disney's greatest creation was conceived, nurtured, and how it grew into a source of joy and inspiration for generations of visitors. Despite his successors' battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, Walt's vision maintained momentum, thrived, and taught future generations how to do it Walt Disney's way.
"The narration is killing me."
Discover the lessons from Walt Disney that can transform your business and your life! He was a visionary, a legend, and a folk hero of the 20th century who revolutionized the entertainment industry in a way that that nobody thought possible. He transformed animation into an art form and built a synergistic empire which combined television, music and theme parks. He was Walt Disney.
Exceeding expectations rather than simply satisfying them is the cornerstone of the Disney approach to customer service. Now, in honor of the 10th anniversary of the original Be Our Guest, the Disney Institute, which specializes in helping professionals see new possibilities through concepts not found in the typical workplace, is revealing even more of the business behind the magic of quality service.
"Too long and repetitive"
Once upon a time, one man ruled America's greatest entertainment company. This is the untold story of his triumphs and failures, and of the revolt that cost him his kingdom.
"The Bottom Line"
Most of us have watched and loved a Disney movie or a Disney cartoon, and it doesn't matter whether we are children or adults. Born in the year 1901, Walt Disney introduced us to the world of cartoons, animation, and fairy tales. Besides winning 22 Academy Awards during his lifetime and giving us lovable characters such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, he was also the founder of Disneyland and Walt Disney World theme parks.
Die Kunst Träume wahr werden zu lassen. Der Visionär Walt Disney glaubte an das Unmögliche und war Schöpfer seiner Welt der Illusionen. Als junger Zeichner kämpfte er sich entgegen aller Widerstände an die Spitze der Filmindustrie und erschuf eine neue Form der Kinokunst. Seine Zeichentrickfilme sind bis heute geliebte Klassiker für Jung und Alt.
Biographical profile of Walter Elias Disney, the man who built an empire on the back of a mouse. Imbued with an iron-like drive to succeed, Disney pushed, prodded, and pressed those around him, as he did himself, to succeed. He was always on the edge of vision and technology. An unmitigated risk taker, Disney constantly flirted with financial ruin, seemingly bent on a mission to remain in debt while his brother Roy's ambition was to harness Walt's financial excesses.
Best known for creating Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney is one of the 20th century's most honored and important icons of animation. Nominated for 63 Academy Awards, he produced many cartoons and feature films considered classics today. Walt Disney: The Mouse That Roared delves into this man's colorful life, explaining the inspiration for his classic creations and revolutionary animation techniques.
"Great Short Biography"
Millions of people all over the world have enjoyed countless Disney films and visited Disneyland or Disneyworld. However, few know the amazing story of Walt Disney, who had the vision and masterminded the creation Mickey Mouse and the host of characters beloved all over the world. In this unique audio story from The Amazing People Club, meet Walt Disney and better understand the man and his life.
In this never-before-published memoir from the files of The Walt Disney Archives, Disney Legend Jimmy Johnson (1917-1976) takes you from his beginnings as a studio gofer during the days of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the opening of Walt Disney World Resort. Johnson relates dozens of personal anecdotes with famous celebrities, beloved artists, and, of course, Walt and Roy Disney.
"Fantastic overview of Disney in the 20th Century"
Questo audiolibro ripercorre la storia di uno dei personaggi più importanti della storia del cinema e non solo: Walt Disney. Con la sua opera Walt Disney ha segnato la storia del Novecento, ha modellato l’immaginario collettivo, ha impressionato registi, artisti ma anche industriali e capi di Stato. Walt Disney con i suoi personaggi e le sue storie ha incarnato lo spirito del sogno americano, del "self made man".
"Walt Disney World Pulling Plug on Famed Electrical Parade" is from the August 11, 2016 Travel section of The USA Today. It was written by Ben Mutzabaugh and narrated by Mark Ashby.
Eine Fee hat den hartherzigen Prinzen Adam zur Strafe in ein Biest verwandelt und mit ihm alle Schlossbewohner in lebende Haushaltsgegenstände. Dieser Bann kann nur durch die Liebe eines Mädchens gebrochen werden. Als sich die schöne und kluge Belle eines Tages in sein Schloss verirrt, denkt das uneinsichtige Biest jedoch überhaupt nicht daran, sich liebenswert zu verhalten.
One of the '60s most popular teen idols, Annette Funicello was more than America's favorite Mouseketeer. She knew Walt Disney, he chose her for his Mickey Mouse Club. She dated Paul Anka, Fabian, and Frankie Avalon. She made movies with such stars as Mickey Rooney and Fred MacMurray. Then she left it all behind to raise a family. In 1992, she reentered public life to share her battle with multiple sclerosis. In this touching memoir, Annette Funicello tells us that, despite it all, life is more perfect than she'd ever dreamed it might be - and once again proves to be "America's Sweetheart."
"Do you remember the Mouseketeers?"