The book delves into Walt Disney’s upbringing, and all of the milestones along his life path until his death. It was interesting to read about how he was continually This was a really good book. As anyone who knows me and my family, we love all things Disney. Much of that wealth of information makes its way into this hefty tome.
Readers will discover the whole story, witnessing Disney's invention of a "synergistic empire that combined film, television, theme parks, music, book publishing, and merchandise. What fans don't know could fill a book (this book in fact), and we asked Gabler to point out a few of the juicy bits. Read our interview with him, and his "10 Things That May Surprise You" list below
This item:Walt Disney: The Biography by Neal Gabler Paperback £1. 6. FREE Delivery in the UK. Details. Neal Gabler writes often for the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. He is currently a senior fellow at the Norman Lear Centre for the Study of Entertainment and Society at the University of Southern California.
Walt Disney is one of the few men who unquestionably changed ourulture. He shows how Disney built up his fledgling studio withhort cartoons featuring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, before quite simplyeinventing animation with full-length films like Snow White, Pinocchio,ambi and Dumbo. His classic films illuminated everyone's childhood. The theme parks are onvery tourist itinerary. The movie empire is one of Hollywood's biggestlayers. Walt Disney is one of the few men who unquestionably changed ourulture.
Walt Disney was, according to Neal Gabler's biography, a workaholic bully obsessed with ensuring that the 'Disney thing' lived on for ever. Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination. In 1928, soon after the birth of synchronised sound, word reached senior MGM employees that there was a mouse in their midst. Naturally, they asked to screen it. Victor Fleming, who went on to direct The Wizard of Oz and Gone With the Wind, was ecstatic when he saw it. Frances Marion, a screenwriter who was one of the few powerful women in Hollywood, loved it so much she dragged Louis B Mayer out of his office and into the projection room. Mayer, however, howled in horror
Writer Neal Gabler sat down with Box Office Mojo at the Walt Disney Studios to discuss his new biography of the entertainment giant's namesake and founder, Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination. Bursting with enthusiasm for the book, Gabler also visited the studio's archives where he was warmly greeted for a question and answer session with the staff, with whom he had worked for seven years
His biography begins when Disney was just a glimmer of an idea, and ends at the entrance to the Walt Disney mausoleum. Gabler is also the author of An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood, and Winchell: Gossip, Power and the Culture of Celebrity. Gabler is a senior fellow at the Norman Lear Center for the Study of Entertainment and Society in the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Southern California.
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In his superb biography, Neal Gabler shows us how, over the course of two decades, Disney revolutionized the entertainment industry. In a way that was unprecedented and later widely imitated, he built a synergistic empire that combined film, television, theme parks, music, book publishing, and merchandise. Walt Disney is a revelation of both the work and the man–of both the remarkable accomplishment and the hidden life. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography. Sep 25, 2006 – Few men could be said to have as pervasive an influence on American culture as Walt Disney, and Gabler (Winchell) scours the historical record for as thorough an explanation of that influence as any biographer could muster. Every period of Disney's life is depicted in exacting detail, from the suffering endured on a childhood paper route to the making of Mary Poppins.
Walt Disney: The Biography (Paperback). Neal Gabler (author). Gabler charts Disney' s journey from running a fledgling studio with short cartoons featuring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, to the reinvention of animation with full-length films like Snow White, Pinocchio, Bambi and Dumbo. Chronicling Walt' s profligacy and expansionism, as well as his obsessive perfectionism when working on the briefest of sequences in Fantasia, Gabler describes how it was left to Walt' s brother Roy to keep the business solvent