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The Legacy

The Legacy

  WALT’S WORLD (concluded) by Graham Hill By the 1950’s, animation certainly was not a priority at the Disney studio anymore. Live-action movies and television were dominant, with “geniuses” Bill Anderson and Bill Walsh running those divisions, of course with Walt’s occasional supervision. Disneyland was what he lived for, and ten years after it opened […]

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MORE ON DISNEY

WALT’S WORLD (continued) by Graham Hill The Disney studio’s first career milestone was Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie in 1929. Not the first sound cartoon, but the first to have a post-synchronized soundtrack of dialogue, music and sound effects. Disney’s chief rivals at the time were the Fleischer brothers Max and Dave. Working out of […]

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