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Walt Disney - The Triumph of the American Imagination-logo

Walt Disney - The Triumph of the American Imagination

Neal Gabler

Seven years in the making and meticulously researched, here is the definitive portrait of one of the most important figures in American entertainment and cultural history. From the young Walt Disney breaking free of a heartland childhood to the visionary whose desire for escape honed an innate sense of what people wanted to see on the screen, witness Disney reinvent animation, first with Mickey Mouse and then with his feature films, from a novelty based on movement to an art form that presented an illusion of life. Gabler reveals a wounded, lonely and often disappointed man who at times retreated into pitiable seclusion in his model train workshop, yet still reshaped the entertainment industry by building a synergistic empire in a way that was unprecedented and later widely imitated. This is a masterly biography, a revelation of both the work and the man-of both the remarkable accomplishments and the hidden life.

Seven years in the making and meticulously researched, here is the definitive portrait of one of the most important figures in American entertainment and cultural history. From the young Walt Disney breaking free of a heartland childhood to the visionary whose desire for escape honed an innate sense of what people wanted to see on the screen, witness Disney reinvent animation, first with Mickey Mouse and then with his feature films, from a novelty based on movement to an art form that presented an illusion of life. Gabler reveals a wounded, lonely and often disappointed man who at times retreated into pitiable seclusion in his model train workshop, yet still reshaped the entertainment industry by building a synergistic empire in a way that was unprecedented and later widely imitated. This is a masterly biography, a revelation of both the work and the man-of both the remarkable accomplishments and the hidden life.
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Seven years in the making and meticulously researched, here is the definitive portrait of one of the most important figures in American entertainment and cultural history. From the young Walt Disney breaking free of a heartland childhood to the visionary whose desire for escape honed an innate sense of what people wanted to see on the screen, witness Disney reinvent animation, first with Mickey Mouse and then with his feature films, from a novelty based on movement to an art form that presented an illusion of life. Gabler reveals a wounded, lonely and often disappointed man who at times retreated into pitiable seclusion in his model train workshop, yet still reshaped the entertainment industry by building a synergistic empire in a way that was unprecedented and later widely imitated. This is a masterly biography, a revelation of both the work and the man-of both the remarkable accomplishments and the hidden life.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Leonardo Leoncavallo

Length:

10h 14m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

03:14


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:59


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:44


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:13


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:53


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:25


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:16


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:47


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:52


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

03:20


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:39


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:58


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:33


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:53


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:04


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:35


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:27


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:12


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:21


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:21


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:53


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:26


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:04


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:51


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:07


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:21


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:27


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:00


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:48


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:57


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:08


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:59


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

02:22


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:28


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:52


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:51


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:29


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:28


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:59


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:17


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:57


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:10


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:20


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:14


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:09


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:39


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:00


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

03:07


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:17


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

02:51


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

02:33


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:07


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

02:57


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:13


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:12


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

03:57


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:16


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:46


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:17


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

03:53


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:18


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:00


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:50


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

01:38


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:06


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:08


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:14


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:41


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:55


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:01


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

02:40


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

02:56


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

02:55


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

03:36


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:55


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:21


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:51


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:33


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:21


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

02:49


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

03:54


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:34


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:19


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:13


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:34


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:45


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

03:24


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:04


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:21


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

02:35


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:27


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:10


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:17


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

03:46


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

03:01


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

03:44


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

03:24


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

03:24


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:58


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

04:17


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

03:12


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

02:56


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

04:52


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:02


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:51


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:25


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

03:56


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

04:29


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:43


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

02:58


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

03:22


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

03:46


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:56


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

04:44


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

02:58


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:38


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

04:08


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

04:56


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

04:57


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

03:31


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

04:06


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

04:26


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

03:54


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

02:49


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

03:51


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

03:57


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

03:15


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

03:20


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

03:14


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

02:21


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

05:11


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:03


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

03:53


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

03:17


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

03:08


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

02:40


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

03:52


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

03:21


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

03:10


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

05:05


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

03:05


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

02:46


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

03:10


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

03:02


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

04:21


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

00:54


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

04:32


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

05:00


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

04:23


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

03:26


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

02:35