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Corporate Body - The Walt Disney Company (Estados Unidos)

The Walt Disney Company (Estados Unidos)



Corporate Body

Preferred form:

The Walt Disney Company (Estados Unidos)Other forms

Fechas de Existencia:

from 1923-10-23 to existente actualmente


The Walt Disney Company is an American media, cinema, television and music company.

It was founded in 1923 by brothers Walt and Roy O. Disney and animator Ib Iwerks as Disney Bros. His first big production was "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (1937), that had a great popularity among the audience, thus quickly obtaining a great importance and fame. In 1928, the company changed its name for Walt Disney Studios, and made the first animated short film of what later would be the visible face of the Walt Disney brand: Mickey Mouse. As time passed, they started to include different characters inside "Disney" universe and movies of different subjects like "Bambi" (1942), "Pinocchio" (1940), "Dumbo" (1941) or the famous "Fantasía" (1940), which has a remake in the 21st Century. As time went by, the company was adquiring smaller companies, making more movies and becoming richer. Walt Disney was president of his company until his death in 1966, which was substitued by his brother Roy. Along its history, the company has made many animated and real movies, created its own television channels, music companies, theme parks, etc., a whole net of multidisciplinary contacts that made Walt Disney Company one of most important and richest companies worldwide.




United States

Related Authorities

Algar, James (1912-1998)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Associative relations :

Amadori, Luis César (1902-1977)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Armstrong, Samuel (1893-1976)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Babbitt, Art (1907-1992)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en; Perteneció gran parte de su carrera a esta gran empresa. )

Barton, Charles (1902-1981)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Beaudine, William (1892-1970)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Bosustow, Stephen (1911-1981)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Butler, Robert (1927-)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Camp, Joe (1939-)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Clayton, Jack (1921-1995)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Couffer, Jack (1924-)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Disney, Walt (1901-1966)  ( It is founded by )

Freleng, Friz. (1906-1995)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Geronimi, Clyde (1901-1989)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Gillet, Burt (1891-1971)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Haskin, Byron (1899-1984)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Nichols, Charles A. (1910-1992)  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

Pipolo, Tony  ( Tiene como empleado a_en )

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