Walt Disney Informative Essay

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Cruz, Jennifer 390146 U.S, History, Period 3 Mr. G/Y May 29, 2015 Rough Draft of Walt Disney Walt Disney change history for America during it’s hard times so his hopes and dreams would create a happier place on earth. By doing so he had created the Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, and the first animated film in history with color. These were all done during the hardest parts in history which was the Great Depression and of World War II. Through all his hard work and dedication this made Walt Disney a legacy to all of America. Proving to America you can make a change and persuasive if you keep trying and believe in yourself. Walt Disney most inspiring time of during the hardest of times was during the Great Depression and World War II. Though…show more content…
According to Disney Trivia Walt Disney has told how he had created his newest character, “He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner." Disney created Mickey Mouse in 1928 right before The Great Depression even then he knew something bad was going to happen with his business and others. Yet, with knowing what might happen Disney continued to work on his creations until the market had crashed. When Walt Disney had produced “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” it “Originally the movie was budgeted at $250,000, but after production ran over it ballooned to $1.5 million–an enormous sum in the 1930’s. Walt was forced to mortgage his home to pay for production.” (buzzfeed/20FascinatingFactsAboutSnowWhite). Yet, because of this film Walt Disney was able to construct Disney Studio in Burbank. As World War II was taking place in 1939, Walt was creating his newest films “Pinocchio” and “Fantasia”. However, when they had hit theater they weren’t as much of a hit as Snow White making Disney feel quite trouble. No

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