*BORN ON December 5, 1901 ~ in Chicago, Illinois, Walt Disney started a small animation studio in 1922, where he and a partner made one and two minute animated advertising films for distribtution to local movie theateres. By the 1930's, he forayed into feature length cartoons. Disneyland opened in 1955, and Walt Disney World, which was under construction at the time of his death, opened in 1971.
WDCC Disney Classics Walt Disney And Oswald True Originals #WDCCDisneyClassics #Art. Before the Mouse there was a Rabbit-Oswald the Luck Rabbit, this is. Walt Disney’s first cartoon star, Oswald paved the way for a certain mouse named Mickey with animated antics that had 1920s movie audiences in stitches. Plussed with pewter ears on Oswald, this historic sculpture portrays the young filmmaker with his happy-go-lucky hare, who embodies the sassy style of early animation.