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A brief history of Walt Disney

Author: Brian J Robb
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Animator, innovator, and business magnate, Walt Disney undeniably had a huge impact on American culture. Here Brian J. Robb presents both an illuminating account of Disney's own significant artistic creations, from the iconic Mickey Mouse to the groundbreaking Snow White, and an insightful history of the entertainment behemoth he created, from Dumbo to Pixar's Toy Story, as well as the hugely popular theme parks.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Walt Disney; Walt Disney
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Robb
ISBN: 9780762454754 076245475X
OCLC Number: 874099235
Description: xii, 291 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction: The king of cartoons --
Building the 'Mouse House' : From Chicago to Hollywood ; Alice, Oswald and Mickey ; Disney's folly ; The golden age of animation ; Walt in wartime --
The Disney genius : Post-war woes ; The Magic Kingdom ; Disney diversification ; Animation's second coming ; Death of an icon --
The Disney legacy : The family firm ; Disney in decline ; Disney resurgent ; From Eisner to Iger ; Disney goes digital --
Conclusion: Walt's world.
Responsibility: Brian J. Robb.
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Animator, innovator, and business magnate, Walt Disney undeniably had a huge impact on American culture. Here Brian J. Robb presents both an illuminating account of Disney's own significant artistic creations, from the iconic Mickey Mouse to the groundbreaking Snow White, and an insightful history of the entertainment behemoth he created, from Dumbo to Pixar's Toy Story, as well as the hugely popular theme parks.

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