Tag Archives: Walt Disney

Steamboat Willie

Today is the day that Mickey Mouse was born with the debut of “Steamboat Willie,” Walt Disney’s first distributed Mickey Mouse animation in 1928. (“Plane Crazy” and “Gallopin’ Gaucho” had been produced before but there were no distributors interested in these … Continue reading

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Hell’s Bells

Walt Disney produced 75 short Silly Symphonies between 1929 and 1939 when his studio was located in the Silver Lake District of LA. This number 4 of the seventy-five.  

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Fire and Ice: terminal yin/ yang

Surfing the web, I saw that it is Walt Disney’s birthday today. One of the most famous urban legends about him, of course, is the one that Disney was cryogenically frozen upon his death. Part of this legend had it … Continue reading

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Disney’s Taxi-Driver

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