Tips and thoughts on everything Disney

Month: July 2017

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 3

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 3

Walt Disney made 4 exhibits for the 1964 World’s Fair. Walt worked hard to get sponsors for his exhibits, a practice that continues in Disney World to this day. In the end, Disney made a car exhibit sponsored by Ford, a Carousel of Progress sponsored […]

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 2

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 2

Walt Disney was an incredibly obstinate man. His loyal big brother, Roy, somehow managed to deal with it. Whenever Roy asked Walt to keep costs down, he would impatiently say ‘I make the movies, you get the money. Just get us the money!’ And, somehow, […]

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 1

Walt Disney: The Triumph of American Imagination Part 1

Did you know that Walt Disney’s life was a series of failures? That even after huge, groundbreaking successes like Snow White, his company was often on the verge of financial ruin? It’s natural to think people like Walt Disney had it easy, but that is rarely the case. I recently found out all this and so many more fascinating details- all through an ultimately happy run-in with a terrible book. (more…)