How Did Walt Disney Change The World

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Every once in a while there is someone who changes the world of movies forever. One of the most influential movie makers was Walt Disney. Walt Disney went through many trials before making it to the top of the success ladder. But when he did, he thrived there. He created movies and characters that now star in many animated Disney movies today. Disney was, in short, one of the most amazing people to walk the earth. Walter Elias Disney, also known as Walt Disney, was born in Hermosa, Illinois, on December 5th, 1901 ("Walt Disney Biography"). But in 1910, his father, Elias, went many weeks with typhoid fever followed by pneumonia, and began having feverish nightmares (Greene and Greene 11). Knowing that Elias would never be able to farm again, Walt’s mother, Flora, sold the farm (Greene and Greene 12). The family moved the summer of 1911, to Kansas City. Moving, changed Walt’s life forever. While there, his father invested in a newspaper route, and Walt and Roy helped deliver the papers to two thousand customers. That meant that …show more content…
Disney created many cartoons. Silly Symphonies, included Mickey’s newly created friends, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. One of the most popular cartoons was the first produced in color. Not only that, but it also won an oscar. That cartoon was called Flowers and Trees. He also created The Three Little Pigs. It included music and sound. The theme song was Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? The song became the theme for the country during the Great Depression (“Disney, Walt”).
One of the most successful movies Disney made was, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In 1937, Disney made his first feature length animated movie, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Many people thought that the feature length film would be a gigantic failure. it was a huge hit (“Disney, Walt”). It should not have been that surprising, considering his past successes, but it still surprised many. He followed this movie with many

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