The definitive portrait of some of the necessary cultural figures in American historical past: Walt Disney.


Walt Disney was once a real visionary whose want for get away, iron resolution and obsessive perfectionism reworked animation from a novelty to an artwork shape, first with Mickey Mouse after which together with his function movies–such a lot significantly Snow White, Fantasia, and Bambi. In his excellent biography, Neal Gabler displays us how, over the process 20 years, Disney revolutionized the leisure trade. In some way that was once unheard of and later broadly imitated, he constructed a synergistic empire that mixed movie, tv, subject parks, song, Ebook publishing, and products. Walt Disney is a revelation of each the paintings and the person–of each the exceptional accomplishment and the hidden lifestyles.


Winner of the Los Angeles Times Ebook Prize for Biography

USA Today Biography of the Year