By Paige Contorno
Walt was born December 5, 1901, in Chicago Illinois. He lived most of his childhood in Marceline, Missouri with his three brothers and his sister. His past time was painting, drawing and sell his artwork to make money. When Walt was ten, his family packed up and moved to Kansas City. Later he would work jobs at the railroad and sell newspapers to people. Walt attended school back in Chicago, taking courses on photography. He dropped out at 16 to enroll into the army, but only managed to get a job in the Red Cross in France. When Walt moved back home He decided to have a career in being a newspaper artist.
Getting In The Bussiness
Laugh O Grams
Steam Boat Wille 1928
Walt's 3rd Animation outside of Laugh O Grams, and first be hit.
Laugh O Grams 1921
Walt's and Fred's first animation company.
The Skeleton Dance 1929
An animation, produced and directed by Walt and animated by Ub Iwerks.