Walt Disney's Overcoming Obstacles

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney 1901-1966

About Walt Disney

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was born in Hermosa, Illinois on December 5,1901. He lived most of childhood in Marceline, Missouri where he began drawing. he had various jobs that included working on a Train,after WWI, become a ambulance driver on the front. after coming home, he work has a newspaper cartoonist. The First "Disney" was called Laugh-O-Gram. it went Bankrupt. in 1923, Mickey mouse comes to Disney cartoons. One of the most Famous ones is Steamboat Willie. This was also the first one to have sound. During the American Depression, Most of his early movies became popular that included Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The last movie he ever made while he was still alive was Mary Poppins.(Loved the Movie) During WWII, he created Teaching movies for the U.S government. Disneyland opened in 1955. On December 15, 1966, Walt Disney Passed away from Lung Cancer. He was 65 years old.

Obstacles he faced

Walt had several Obstacles. that included poor education,failure-adversity.Walt had many Quotes on these here some:

Poor Education: All you’ve got to do is own up to your ignorance honestly, and you’ll find people who are eager to fill your head with information.” Oddly enough,he got over this by making WWII Training Movies for North American soldiers.

Failure-adversity: “I failed… I think it’s important to have a good hard failure when you’re young… I learned a lot out of that.” and "All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me. … You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” (I don't know about the "kick in the teeth" though.)

Steamboat Willie

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Steamboat Willie

Above is Steamboat Willie

Big image

Mickey Mouse

The famous Disney Charcter with Skates

list of short-movies walt made Chronology (all short-Movies)

  • Steamboat Willie-1928
  • The Skeleton Dance-1929
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs-1937
  • Fantasia- 1940
  • The Reluctant Dragon-1941
  • Pinocchio-1940
  • Dumbo-1941
  • Bambi-1942
  • Saludos Amigos-1942
  • Victory Over Air Power-1943
  • The Three Caballeros-1944
  • Make Mine Music-1946
  • Song of the South-1946
  • Fun and Fancy Free-1947
  • Melody Time-1948
  • What Dear to My Heart-1948
  • The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr.Toad-1949
  • Cinderella-1950
  • Alice in Wonderland-1951
  • Peter Pan-1953
  • The Living Desert-1953
  • The Vanishing Prairie-1954
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea-1954
  • Davy Crockett,King of the Wild Frontier-1955
  • Lady and the Tramp-1955
  • Johnny Tremain-1957
  • Sleeping Beauty-1959
  • The Shaggy Dog-1959
  • Darby O'Gill and the Little People-1959
  • Ten Who Dared-1960
  • Swiss Family Robinson-1960
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians-1961
  • The Parent Trap-1961
  • Babes in Toyland-1961
  • Moon Pilot-1962
  • The Legend of Lobo-1962
  • Son of Lubber-1963
  • The Incredible Journey-1963
  • The Sword in the Stone-1963
  • Summer Cat-1964
  • The Three Lives of Thomasina-1964
  • Mary Poppins-1964
  • That Darn Cat!- 1965
  • The Ugly Dashshund-1966
  • Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N-1966
  • The Fighting Prince of Donegal-1966
  • Monkeys, Go Home!-1967
  • The Happiest Millionaire-1967
  • The Jungle Book-1967 (new one out)
  • Charlie the Lonesome Cougar-1967
  • Get A Horse-2013 (i assume that it was originally to be released in the 1920's i guess)

Cool links for Disney

Main Website-disney.com/

Disney's Twitter-https://twitter.com/Disney?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

if enough views, i may keep updating this.


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