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A chronological discussion on the life, career and creations of America's favorite uncle... Walt Disney.

A chronological discussion on the life, career and creations of America's favorite uncle... Walt Disney.
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United States

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A chronological discussion on the life, career and creations of America's favorite uncle... Walt Disney.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 28 - End Of The Line

1/17/2018
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Walt Disney put everything he had into his Laugh-O-Gram's animation studio. It was his dream come true in his early 20's. Unfortunately Walt's lack of experience showed. By summer of 1923 both Walt and his studio were at rock bottom. Would Walt stay in Kansas City and keep trying his hand with Laugh-O-Grams? Or, would he leave town in search of his next dream? Find out, on this episode of The Uncle Walt Podcast.

Duration: 00:14:43


Episode 27 - Alice's Wonderland

1/1/2018
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By 1923, Walt Disney had hit rock bottom. Not just with his animation studio, but personally as well. Neither he nor Laugh-O-Grams had any money and Walt needed a hit cartoon badly if he was going to keep his dream alive and keep his beloved studio afloat. In what essentially amounted to a last ditch effort, Walt dreamed of a new series that would combine both animation and live-action in a way that had never been seen on screen before. Would it work? Or was it too little, too late... All...

Duration: 00:16:40


Episode 26 - Tommy Tucker's Tooth

11/1/2017
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Walt had the men of his studio begin work on their first official contract in fall, 1922. Though the contract was not exactly what Walt had hoped for, it was all he had and the men pushed forward. when financial troubles threatened to put an end to the work before it was completed, Walt Disney began to search for alternative ways of bringing income into his studio. One such way he accomplished this was to produce a film for a local dentist titled 'Tommy Tucker's Tooth'. Hear the story of...

Duration: 00:15:52