Disney was founded in October 6th, 1923 by brothers Walt & Roy O Disney. Today they are seen in theater, radio, music, publishing & online media.
Walt's 1st cartoon was Mickey mouse formally know as Mortimer Mouse which was designed on a train to CA. His 1st film starring Mickey was "Steamboat Willie" which synchronized sound.
In 1929 Disney created the "Silly Symphony Series" which is now called the Mickey Mouse Club.
Disney's 1st full length animated feature film was Snow White which was released during World War II in 1934. It became the highest grossing film of its time.
He went on to create more films including Pinocchio in 1040, Fantasia in 1940, Dumbo in 1041 & Bambi in 1942.
After World War II box office profits declined.
Disneyland was created in 1955. A place both parents & kids could have fun at the same time. After a shaky start it started to grow across the country & across the globe.
Disney continued making TV movies including Davey Crocket in 1955, Zorro Series in 1957, Lady & the Tramp in 1955, Sleeping Beauty in 1959 & 101 Dalmatians in 1961.
As the passing of Walt Disney in 1966 his brother Roy opened Disney World which he renamed Walt Disney World. The last 2 movies Walt supervised were The Jungle Book in 1067 & The Happiest Millionaire. In 1971 Roy passed leaving everything to Walts Son in Law.
With the passing of both brothers in 1972 a theatrical Malaise took place. New films Escape from Witch Mountain & Freaky Friday were released in 1976. Robin Hood was released in 1973 & The Fox & the Hound in 1981.
Where would the world be without Disney?
Disneys Passion was creating cartoons & bringing joy to others. His Purpose was to produce films for the public. His mission was to bring others great joy by producing touching cartoon films for the public.
The most booked character for our company is Mickey Mouse still to this day. Imagine a world without Disney characters in it. What a wonderful life it is with his legacy.
Bringing Children's Imagination to Life
Miss Cheryl Jacobs