Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons Setting & Symbolism

Leonard Maltin
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Walt Disney Studios was one of the most influential forerunners in the world of animation. Disney is best known for his animated characters such as Mickey Mouse, a world-class film studio, and multi-billion dollar theme parks.

Walt Disney Studios was the brainchild of Walt Disney. Disney's brother, Roy, operated as a partner in the company. Disney was loyal to his staff and often recruited colleagues from previous ventures. Among those was UB Iwerks, a noted animator and loyal counterpart. Iwerks remained with Disney into the 1930s.

Disney was known for producing state of the art, ingenious animated works. While some studios were producing shorts as fast as they could simply to receive the money, Disney insisted on nothing but the highest quality work from his studio. As a result, the studio became a forerunner in the blossoming industry and raised the bar for all that...

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