Walt Disney

Standard Name: Disney, Walt


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Occupation P. L. Travers
PLT was a consultant for Walt Disney 's classic, award-winning movie version of Mary Poppins (released the following year), although her preferences were ignored in the making of the film.
House, Adrian. “Ever Afterwards”. A Lively Oracle: A Centennial Celebration of P.L. Travers, Creator of Mary Poppins, edited by Ellen Dooling Draper and Jenny Koralek, Published for the Paul Brunton Philosophic Foundation by Larson Publications, pp. 25-28.
Demers, Patricia. P.L. Travers. Twayne.
Textual Production Dora Carrington
Her penmanship is evocative, and her words are accompanied by striking illustrations: Jane Hill suggests that in some of her images Carrington anticipates the comic violence of Charlie Chaplin and Walt Disney 's Mickey Mouse...
Textual Production P. L. Travers
Although the book has been received primarily as children's literature, PLT claimed that she never wrote specifically for children. This first book was published in London by Gerald Howe, and in New York by...
Textual Production Amabel Williams-Ellis
The varied influences on AWE 's passion for folk and fairy tales include her uncle Henry Strachey , Rudyard Kipling , and Maxim Gorky .
Williams-Ellis, Amabel. All Stracheys Are Cousins. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.
In her memoir she comments that, since World War...


21 December 1937: Walt Disney premiered the first American...

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21 December 1937

Walt Disney premiered the first American feature-length animated film: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, which many had called Disney's Folly before its full public release the following month.


Travers, P. L. et al. Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins. Golden Press, 1964.