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Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas Walt disney spouse at age seven, where he spent the majority of his childhood. He soon returned home, where he won a scholarship to the Kansas City Art Institute. There, he met a fellow animator, Ub Iwerks. The two soon set up their own company. In the early s, they made a series of animated shorts for the Newman theater chain, entitled "Newman's Laugh-O-Grams".

Their company soon went bankrupt, however. The two then went to Hollywood in They started work on a new series, about a live-action little girl who journeys to a world of animated characters. Entitled the "Alice Comedies", they were distributed by M. Walt was backed up financially only by Winkler and his older brother Roy O. Disneywho remained his business partner for the rest of his life.

Hundreds of "Alice Comedies" were produced between andbefore they lost popularity. Walt then started work Walt disney spouse a series around a new animated character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. This series was successful, but inWalt discovered that M.

Winkler and her husband, Charles Mintzhad stolen the rights to the character away from him. They had also stolen all his animators, except for Ub Iwerks.

While taking the train home, Walt started doodling on a piece of paper. The result of these doodles was a mouse named Mickey. The first two didn't sell, so Walt added synchronized sound to the last one, Steamboat Willieand it was immediately picked up. With Walt as the voice of Mickey, it premiered to great success.

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Many more cartoons followed. Walt was now in the big time, but he didn't stop creating new ideas. Inhe created the 'Silly Symphonies', a cartoon series that didn't have a continuous character. They were another success. One of them, Flowers and Treeswas the first cartoon to be produced in color and the first cartoon to win an Oscar; another, Three Little Pigswas so popular it was often billed above the feature films it accompanied.

The Silly Symphonies stopped coming out inbut Mickey and friends, including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, and plenty morewere still going strong and still very popular.

InWalt started work on another new idea: Everyone in Hollywood was calling it "Disney's Folly", but Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was anything but, winning critical raves, the adoration of the public, and one big and seven little special Oscars for Walt.

Now Walt listed animated features among his ever-growing list of accomplishments. While continuing to produce cartoon shorts, he also started producing more of the animated features. PinocchioDumboand Bambi were all successes; not even a flop like Fantasia and a studio animators' strike in could stop Disney now. In the mid s, he began producing "packaged features", essentially a group of shorts put Walt disney spouse to run Walt disney spouse length, Walt disney spouse by he was back with animated features that stuck to one story, with CinderellaAlice in Wonderlandand Peter Pan Inhe also started producing live-action films, with Treasure Island These began taking on greater importance throughout the 50s and 60s, but Walt continued to produce animated features, including Lady and the TrampSleeping Beautyand Dalmatians Inhe even opened a theme park in southern California: It was a place where children and their parents could take rides, just explore, and meet the familiar animated characters, all in a clean, safe environment.

It was another great success.

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