Walt Disney An American Original

Author: Bob Thomas
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1368027180
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Walt Disney is an American hero--the creator of Mickey Mouse, and a man who changed the face of American culture. After years of research, with the full cooperation of the Disney family and access to private papers and letters, Bob Thomas produced the definitive biography of the man behind the legend--the unschooled cartoonist from Kansas City who went bankrupt on his first movie venture but became the genius who produced unmatched works of animation. Complete with a rare collection of photographs, Bob Thomas' biography is a fascinating and inspirational work that captures the spirit of Walt Disney.

Walt Disney

Author: Louise Krasniewicz
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313358303
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Highlights the life and accomplishments of the famous cartoonist who created Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Bambi and was the owner of Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland.

Walt Disney

Author: Neal Gabler
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679757473
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A portrait of the private life and public career of Walt Disney ranges from his deprived youth, to his contributions to the art of animation, to his visionary creation of the first synergistic entertainment empire, to his reclusive and lonely private world.

How to Be Like Walt

Author: Pat Williams
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757394469
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An inspiring biography of one of the most influential and beloved figures of the 21st century, based on more than a thousand interviews. "I've read every book that has ever been written about Walt Disney, going back to some that were published in the 1930s. [How to Be Like Walt] is by far the most enjoyable to read of them all!" Tim O'Day, Disney Scholar "How to Be Like Walt is a fitting tribute to Walt's memory and an important contribution to the Disney legacy . . . Now more than ever, we need people with the qualities Walt had: optimism, imagination, creativity, leadership, integrity, courage, boldness, perseverance, commitment to excellence, reverence for the past, hope for tomorrow, and faith in God." Art Linkletter 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 book 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-read tale of imagination, perseverance, and optimism. Far from a preachy or oppressive tome, this book scrapes away the minutiae to capture the true magic of a brilliant maverick.

Inside the Dream

Author: Katherine & Richard Greene
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN: 9780786853502
Format: PDF
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A stunning, elaborately illustrated biography of the man who had an immeasurable impact upon American culture. This timely biography, told through the captivating and vivid words of those who knew, and studied Walt Disney, provides the most revelatory protrait to date of the man who has become an icon of American culture. More than 70 men and women were interviewed, including friends, employees, and historians, adversaries and rivals, and, most especially, family members, who add a special "private" contest to a very public work.

Disney s World

Author: Leonard Mosley
Publisher: Scarborough House
ISBN: 158979656X
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Documents the stunning accomplishments of Disney's imaginative genius. It is not a flattering portrait. Library Journal

Building a Company

Author: Bob Thomas
Publisher: Disney Editions
ISBN:
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A look at the life of the brother of Walt Disney reveals the stormy relationship between the two siblings, Roy's ingenious business savvy, and his dedication to making his brother's dream of creating a theme park come true.

The Quotable Walt Disney

Author: Disney Book Group
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1484747895
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Walt Disney's animated characters moved across the silver screen with the grace of fine actors. His vision revolutionized everything from television to theme parks. But this book is perhaps the preeminent aspect of his legacy - his philosophies and his dreams. Each anecdote lends sometimes simple, sometimes profound observations on life and all of its triumphs and defeats. The quotes in this charming volume range from the well known to the obscure. Within the pages of Quotable Walt Disney are anecdotes that not only teach important lessons but also illuminate one of America's greatest creative geniuses. It is the perfect book to uplift, enlighten, and inspire.

Walt Disney

Author: Marc Eliot
Publisher: Carlton Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780233051222
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Here at last is the entire story behind the mythical Disney image that has been closely guarded by those who control the studio. This shocking unauthorized biography reveals the real Walt Disney--the eccentric power-monger who was haunted by his abusive childhood, who ruled his empire with an iron fist, and who was reported to be a Hollywood informant for Hoover's FBI.

Young Walt Disney

Author: Jennifer Warner
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 1629172693
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Disney has become a household name, synonymous with fantastic movies, amusing characters, and the happiest place on earth. These all originated from the mind of Walter Elias Disney. It’s been said that Disney never had time for a childhood, so he spent his life trying to invent one. What was his childhood like that would lead someone to this conclusion? What led him to starting his business that is now worth billions of dollars today? Delving into Walt Disney’s background and early career can answer some of these questions and help one understand what was meant by this assertion. This short biography looks at the early life and times of Walt Disney—from his childhood to his first years in Hollywood.