1923 Walt Disney Commemoration Event
Walt Disney, the founder of the studio that bears his name, is a 20th-century legend. Walt Disney can attract a lot of talented minds and force them to produce the best products. He demands the maximum labor of the artists but pays them much less than other studios. It seems that he thinks that the joy of creative labor is enough for them.
Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, raised on her parents' farm in Marceline, Missouri. From a young age, Disney had a predominant business bias, selling his own sketches to friends in elementary school. Walt Disney realized that doodles could be another great business idea after trading caricatures for free haircuts.
Then in the garage of his uncle Robert, along with his brother Ron, Walt Disney set up the "Disney Brothers Studio" with a loan of 200 USD from Ron, 500 USD from his uncle and asked his parents to mortgage the throne. house to have 2,500 USD more. After a long time, Disney rented a Hollywood headquarters and sold its first product, the animated series based on the fairy character Alice, the "Adventures of Alice" series.
In 1932, the world's first color animated film "Flowers and Trees" produced by him won the prize of the American Film Academy. In 1937, he produced the short animated film "Old Coin" using multi-faceted technique for the first time. On December 21, 1937, he premiered his first full-length animated film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" at the Carthay cinema in Los Angeles.
The film cost $ 1,499,000 - a huge amount of money at the time, especially in the context of the Great Depression taking place in America. He risked his entire career on this film and paid off. The film was a great success on the set and the market: winning an Oscar plus $ 8 million in profit - a record number for American cinema in the 1930s. From this movie, Walt Disney became a character. cult in the movie village.
Over the next five years, Walt Disney Studio continued to produce the long-running classic movies like Dumbo, Fantasia, Bambi, and Pinocchio. In the 1940s, Disney ran Burbank Studios with more than 1,000 employees.