Saturday, 29 September 2012

Spotlight On Walt Disney

Full Name: Walter Elias Disney

Birth Place: Chicago, Ill.

First Job: Paper boy

First Mickey Mouse Cartoon: Steamboat Willie (Nov. 18, 1928)

First Appearance Of Donald Duck: The Wise Little Hen (June 9, 1934)

First Full Length Animated Film: Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1937)

First Full Length Non-Animated Film: Treasure Island (1950)

Academy Awards: 59 nominations, 22 wins (both records)

First Academy Award Win: Flowers And Trees (1932)

TV Debut: Disneyland (Oct. 27, 1954)

Little Known Facts: A member of a Red Cross unit with Ray Kroc, the future founder of McDonald's.

Strangest Rumour: Walt's body was Cryogenically frozen.

Famous Quote: "If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse."

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