A new two-part, four-hour documentary film examines Walt Disney’s complex life and enduring legacy on the PBS series American Experience. It will feature rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and interviews with biographers, animators and artists who… Read More »Walt Disney documentary coming to American Experience on PBS – first trailer
On this day in 1901, one of the world’s modern geniuses was born. Repeatedly throughout his life, he took a new field (animation, television, theme parks, etc) and innovated in this space until he was the unquestioned leader in that field. Walter Elias Disney came… Read More »Happy Birthday Walt Disney!
A new biographical look at the life of Walt Disney has been rumored to be in the works for a few years now. PBS and American Experience have now revealed that “Walt Disney,” a new four-hour, two-night film that explores the life and legacy of… Read More »PBS’ American Experience to Profile Walt Disney in Fall of 2015
I love the opening few paragraphs from “The story of Walt Disney” by Diane Disney Miller. What started out as a series of articles in The Post eventually became the first “biography” of Walt Disney ever published. You can read the entire first chapter on… Read More »Surprise, your Dad is Walt Disney