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In the first part of our three-part series, we take a look at the fascinating history of Disney.
From why Mickey Mouse isn't a rabbit through to what Walt Disney was like as a person, the history of Disney is as interesting as it is magical.
- Early life of Walt Disney
- Setting off to California
- The "Alice Comedies"
- Setting up Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio
- Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (and why you probably haven't heard of him)
- Walt Disney's first big lesson
- The arrival of Mickey Mouse
- Starting to make longer films (Snow White and The Seven Dwarves)
- Almost going bankrupt
- Starting to make nature documentaries
- Dreaming of an adventure park
- What was Walt really like as a man?
- Post-Walt Disney
- Films you might not know are ultimately Disney
- The Disney spending spree
Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/disney-history