Walt Disney

 By Ben Garbo
Background
 He was born in Chicago, Illinois on
  December 5, 1901
 He was a cartoonist and a film
  innovator
 He won ...
Childhood
 Although he was born into poverty,
  he was able to contribute greatly
  to the American economy
 He loved to...
Characters
 His first cartoon character, Oswald
  the Rabbit, was stolen from him
 He created many famous cartoon
  char...
Films
 His first full-length animated film
  was Snow White and the Seven
  Dwarfs, which was released in
  1938
 Since ...
Merchandise
 The Disney Company produces a
  very large variety of trinkets each
  year
 These trinkets include toys, ho...
Disneyland
 Disneyland was the first theme
  park built by Disney
 It is located in Central California
 It supports mor...
Disneyworld
 Disneyworld is located in Central
  Florida
 Before The Disney Company could
  build Disneyworld, they had ...
Disneyworld cont.
 Disneyworld generates over $5
  billion a year directly and even
  more to the Central Florida
  econo...
Properties
What people think
Disney owns                 What Disney actually owns


  The theme parks in        11 them...
Quotes
 “You can design and create, and
  build the most wonderful place in
  the world, but it takes people to
  make th...
Works Cited
 “America’s Sorcerer.” Rev. of:
  title_of _work_reviewed_in_italics,
  clarifying_information. The
  Economi...
Works Cited cont.
 Richard Schickel. “Ruler of the
  Magic Kingdom: Walt Disney.”
  Time 7 Dec. 1998: KidQuest
  Magazine...
Works Cited cont.
 “The Walt Disney Company- News
  from the Disney Board- March 04,
  2005.” The Walt Disney Company
  a...
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  1. 1. Walt Disney By Ben Garbo
  2. 2. Background  He was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 5, 1901  He was a cartoonist and a film innovator  He won 26 Academy Awards  He was among the most successful American entrepreneurs
  3. 3. Childhood  Although he was born into poverty, he was able to contribute greatly to the American economy  He loved to draw so much that he decided to make a career out of it  Instead of doing schoolwork, he would doodle pictures of animals and nature
  4. 4. Characters  His first cartoon character, Oswald the Rabbit, was stolen from him  He created many famous cartoon characters including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Pluto, and the Disney princesses
  5. 5. Films  His first full-length animated film was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which was released in 1938  Since then, the Disney name has made many movies such as Beauty and the Beast, Hercules, Fantasia, Alice in Wonderland, Tarzan, Pirates of the Caribbean, Peter Pan, and so much more
  6. 6. Merchandise  The Disney Company produces a very large variety of trinkets each year  These trinkets include toys, home décor, games, foods and beverages, stationary, electronics, art, and clothes
  7. 7. Disneyland  Disneyland was the first theme park built by Disney  It is located in Central California  It supports more than 23,800 jobs in the US  Disneyland generates $3.6 billion a year  In order to build Disneyland, Walt Disney had to mortgage everything he owned including his
  8. 8. Disneyworld  Disneyworld is located in Central Florida  Before The Disney Company could build Disneyworld, they had to buy up lots of the swampland south of Orlando in order to have enough room  Since it was built, Orlando has become much more heavily populated and is now a prime
  9. 9. Disneyworld cont.  Disneyworld generates over $5 billion a year directly and even more to the Central Florida economy
  10. 10. Properties What people think Disney owns What Disney actually owns  The theme parks in  11 theme parks California and Florida across 3 continents  The Disney movies  The Disney movies  5 cruise ships  The ABC network  The ESPN network  Several online virtual worlds for kids  Marvel comics
  11. 11. Quotes  “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it takes people to make the dream a reality”
  12. 12. Works Cited  “America’s Sorcerer.” Rev. of: title_of _work_reviewed_in_italics, clarifying_information. The Economist 10 Jan. 1998: Platinum Periodicals, ProQuest. Web. 23 Sep. 2009.  “Disney, Walt.” Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. 2009. Grolier Online. 23 Sep. 2009 http://gme.grolier.com/cgi- bin/article?assetid=0086550-0
  13. 13. Works Cited cont.  Richard Schickel. “Ruler of the Magic Kingdom: Walt Disney.” Time 7 Dec. 1998: KidQuest Magazine. ProQuest. Web.23 Sep. 2009.  “Walt Disney: Long Biography.” Walt Disney- JustDisney,com- Your Source For Disney. Web. 27 Sept. 2009. http://www.justdisney.com/walt_d isney/biography/long_bio.html
  14. 14. Works Cited cont.  “The Walt Disney Company- News from the Disney Board- March 04, 2005.” The Walt Disney Company and Affiliated Companies- Corporate Information. Web. 23 Sept. 2009. http://corporate.disney.go.com/co rporate/board_news/2004/2005_0 305_dlrstudy.html
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