Walt Disney; Power of imagination and creativity


Success is a demon which is conquered by adopting a simple rule in life that is “never give up”. The article sheds light on such a personality Walt Disney whose creations made our childhood memories a walk to remember. Walt Disney’s roots were engulfed under the mud of poverty as he and his brothers served their services as paperboys which led them not enough time for attending school. In school he used to draw cartoons for school paper and utilized his scarce spare moments in theatre where he studied vaudeville acts and memorized their gags.

Moving on as the pages of age rolled over Walt created advertisements for newspapers and magazines at Pesmen–Rubin Art Studio. At this place Walt got an insight on film and cartoon animation. His interest was developed in these fields. He took his initial step towards entrepreneurship as he borrowed a camera from Pesmen–Rubin Art Studio and placed a set up in backyard shed and began making cartoons which he named “Laugh-O-Grams” and sold them to the Newman Theatre in Kansas City. As he gained popularity through his Laugh-O-Grams in Kansas City he acquired a studio and recruited his own animators. At 22 years old, he went bankrupt after the fierce disappointment of a cartoon arrangement in Kansas City. He likewise needed to end up plainly a Hollywood performing artist yet it never happened. He was once terminated by a daily paper editorial manager who charged him to be lethargic and lacking creative energy and inventive thoughts. In the meantime he had so minimal expenditure to pay the lease, being compelled to live with companions and regularly abandoning food. He faced failure many times to approve his cartoons.

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Furthermore in July 1923, Walt took a bold step as he sold his camera and travelled to Hollywood. He took a gambled with his vision as now he wanted to be in the motion picture business instead and envisioned himself as a director. This badly back fired for him as no studio accepted him so Walt moved backed to animation and started working on his unfinished project Alice’s Wonderland starring child actress Virginia Davis to Margaret Winkler in New York. When the distributer offered him a deal, Walt with the unity of his brother Roy and companion Iwerks began the Disney Brothers’ Studio.



After three years he cleared out Kansas City for Hollywood to seek after his adolescence dream. He set up a studio in a changed over carport and, following five years, quite a while when he is without a pay, he hit little accomplishment with a short movement of 'Alice in Cartoonland' and 'Oswald the Rabbit'. Yet, again in 1928 some of his visual artists left bringing Oswald with them. Disney was broken. His prosperity was fleeting and he came back to having no place to live and minimal expenditure for food.

Moreover, Walt was annoyed over the scenario that distributor had rights  to do what he liked with the cartoon so Walt took a decision to only work on characters to which he owned the rights. Following this Walt voiced our all time favorite Mickey Mouse which made front–page news. Walt was mocked by the film industry, degraded by his wife and Roy even banker told him he would be risking everything because the idea of techno color, fully–animated feature film was never implemented before. Walt followed his aim and started work of retelling Snow White. The film premiered at Carthay Circle Theatre in 1937 and received critical acclaim and commercial success.



Yet, his mystery of achievement was inside him. Out of the debacle he made his first Mickey Mouse character and, all of a sudden, he was making a course for genuine achievement. As Walt once said,
“I only hope we never lose sight of one thing, that it was all started by a mouse.” Walt was an optimistic man he never led his goals fall apart. The power of never giving up was his first step towards success he made his own ways to accomplish his tasks. After viewing his personality, Walt Disney sets a great example of struggle and giving up on emerging of diversities. Everyone has their own strengths and growth that come only through continuous effort and struggle. The struggles are made in order to enlighten the life, because to stand up one need to encounter what tumbling down is like. This was the main point of Walt Disney to stay hopeful and contented in fulfilling the aim of life.One needs to make it through today because it’s always too early to quit.