scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 493
Walt Disney was born on December 5 1901 in Chicago Illinois to his father Elias Disney and mother Flora Call Disney Walt was one of five children four boys and a girl After Walts birth the Disney family moved to Marceline Missouri Walt lived most of his childhood here Walt had very early interests in art he would often sell drawings to neighbors to make extra money He pursued his art career by studying art and photography by going to McKinley High School in Chicago Walt began to love and appreciate nature and wildlife and family and community which were a large part of agrarian living Though his father could be quite stern and often there was little money Walt was encouraged by his mother and older brother Roy to pursue his talents During the fall of 1918 Disney attempted to enlist for military service Rejected because he was under age only sixteen years old at the time Instead Walt joined the Red Cross and was sent overseas to France where he spent a year driving an ambulance and chauffeuring Red Cross officials His ambulance was covered from stem to stern not with stock camouflage but with Disney cartoons Once Walt returned from France he began to pursue a career in commercial art He started a small company called Laugh-O-Grams which eventually fell bankrupt With his suitcase and twenty dollars Walt headed to Hollywood to start anew After making a success of his Alice Comedies Walt became a recognized Hollywood figure On July 13 1925 Walt married one of his first employees Lillian Bounds in Lewiston Idaho Later on they would be blessed with two daughters Diane and Sharon In 1932 the production entitled Flowers and Treesthe first color cartoon won Walt the first of his studios Academy Awards In 1937 he released The Old Mill the first short subject to utilize the multi-plane camera technique On December 21 1937 Snow White and the
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA