Happy Birthday: Walt Disney (1901–1966)

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waltdisney.jpgWalt Disney (1901–1966)

Born: December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: December 15, 1966 (age 65) in Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to:
Lillian Disney (13 July 1925 – 15 December 1966) (his death) (2 children)

Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious… and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

The proper comedy for the screen is visual. Films try to get too many laughs out of the dialogue. We use pantomime not wisecracks. Portrayal of human sensations by inanimate objects such as steam shovels and rocking-chairs never fail to provoke laughter. Human distress exemplified by animals is sure-fire. A bird that jumps after swallowing a grasshopper is a natural. Surprise is always provocative.

Every time they make a pornographic film, I make money.

I think the picture would have…

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