Walt Disney Accomplishments

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Walt Disney “Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood…” stated Walt Disney when describing his new Mickey Mouse show (“Walt Disney Quotes”). The amazing artist has had many accomplishments including Disneyland, Disneyworld, and the filming of Snow White, his first full movie. Every year he would win an armful of Oscars, and still does, even though he passed away in 1966. His brother Roy had courageously taken his place, but everything he did, he would do in honor of Walt. This TV producer has definitely proven himself to be the best artist there is. The happiest places on earth belong to California and Florida. Before he built Disneyland, he exclaimed, “The way to get started…show more content…
His first cartoon show, Laugh-O-Grams, didn’t sell very well. That put him in debt and made Walt declare bankruptcy in 1923. Walt got back into business though after creating the Alice Cartoons and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. The first film Walt Disney made with sound was Steamboat Willie. His first full-length movie, winning him eight Oscars, was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Walt Disney loved to produce shows and movies. He declared, “Movies can and do have a tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment…” (“Walt Disney Quotes”) Some may say that Disney does not use his artist skills in a proper way. In 1917 he bought surplus German helmets, shot holes them, painted hem to make it look as though they were used in real combat, and SOLD them. That one mistake he made makes some people think that he is bad. Research proves that Walt Disney only used his art skills wrongly once. For example, after the helmets, he made Mickey Mouse, and Snow White. If Disney was to be put I jail, we wouldn’t have the wonderful movies or cartoon he made. While some believe Disney is bad and wrong, he is an amazing artist loved by many. Walt Disney gave entertainment a whole new meaning (Cole,

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