Discovering Walt: The Magical Life of Walt Disney

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Walt Disney had a great impact on American culture, and he is a frequent subject of discussion in classrooms around the world. Discovering Walt is a beautiful book about Walt's life story, illustrated with rarely seen photographs. Walt's dream was to entertain people and take them to a magical world. He had ideas and worked hard to make them a reality. Now, more than seventy-five years after he began to fulfill his ambitions, people sometimes need reminding that there was a real man behind it all. Discovering ...
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Overview

Walt Disney had a great impact on American culture, and he is a frequent subject of discussion in classrooms around the world. Discovering Walt is a beautiful book about Walt's life story, illustrated with rarely seen photographs. Walt's dream was to entertain people and take them to a magical world. He had ideas and worked hard to make them a reality. Now, more than seventy-five years after he began to fulfill his ambitions, people sometimes need reminding that there was a real man behind it all. Discovering Walt tells the complete story of Walt Disney, and how he created the timeless magic of Disney entertainment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786853540
  • Publisher: Disney Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2001
  • Series: Disney's Classics
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 8 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 12.38 (w) x 8.24 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Magic of Walt Disney 4
1. Walt's Family 6
2. On the Farm in Marceline 8
3. Hard Work in Kansas City 11
4. The Great War in Europe 14
5. Walt's First Cartoons 15
6. A Studio in Hollywood 22
7. Mickey Mouse and Friends 27
8. Snow White 31
9. The First Disney Classics 37
10. The Studio Goes to War 43
11. Live-Action Films 46
12. Walt's Kingdom 50
13. A Wonderful World 56
14. The Last Decade 60
Appendix Ideas for Further Reading 64
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