“If you can dream it, you can do it”
– Walt Disney
For this week’s Tuesday quote I have chosen an inspirational quote from Walt Disney. Born Walter Elias ‘Walt’ Disney in Chicago Illinois in the turn of the last century (1901-1966), he changed the way in which we laugh, cry and entertain ourselves.He was an American entrepreneur, animator and film producer.
Did you know?
- his first animation studio was called Laugh-O-Gram
- the Disneyland Park, the first theme park opened in Anaheim, Californis in 1955
- his most iconic character, Mickey Mouse, was introduced in the short animated feature Steamboat Willie in 1928, and was originally to be called Mortimer Mouse
- he holds the record for the most Academy Awards: 22 Oscars, from 59 nominations
- he co founded the Walt Disney Company with his brother Roy. The company is still one of the world’s largest and best known entertainment companies
- he was involved in planning the 1960 Winter Olympics in California, and the 1964 New York World Fair