American Experience: Walt Disney

Internet Video Archive

Part 1 of 2. The life and legacy of Walt Disney (1901-66), featuring archival footage from the Disney vaults scenes from his greatest films remarks from biographers and historians and insights from animators, artists and designers who worked with him. In 1966, the year Walt Disney died, 240 million people saw a Disney movie, 100 million tuned in to a Disney television program, 80 million bought Disney merchandise, and close to seven million visited Disneyland. Few creative figures before or sin