Nobody could deny how popular Walt Disney is. Perhaps this name is more associated to the most unforgettable fairy tales and the magnificent stories that have captured the hearts of the young and the old alike. In reality, the name Walter Walt Disney has significantly changed the way the world viewed technology.
Whenever people are asked about the most significant people during the twentieth century, most of them would name three people and one of them is Walt Disney, the man behind the great success of Disney pictures. A lot of people say that he is the man that has given a lot to the development of mass media and indeed they are right. He made mass media a tool not only to create and produce films that will reflect useful lessons in life but primarily to make a lot of people all over the world happy.
In the early 1920s, Walter Disney made good use of the film technology to create short yet animated films. However, this limitation in technology used for film did not stop him from creating more. In fact, a few years after the release of his short films, he started working on the creation of more sophisticated long films. Since then, full-length films became the game the beat. Perhaps, it was during this time that people saw how important it was to always try to beat what was already in the mainstream because it only meant coming up with something new.
After that, Disney made the concept of the fairy tale come to life. He started to build wonderful Disney places that reflected the dream castles in his fairy tales. Because he saw the need for these places to be advertised so that he can drive more people to visit his most sought after themed parks, he made good use of the television technology to promote his theme parks.
It may come as a surprise to many but if only people took the time to read more about Walt Disney, they would realize that his contributions to the use of mass media extends to more than just the development of new technology in film and television. The great works of Disney is reflected in how people look at the world today. He opened the doors to a lot of great opportunities that those who came after him was able to make really good use of. It is through this that he was able to influence the way people thought. It was not easy to start things up but because he was determined to make a difference, he knew that he had to start somewhere.
The dreamy tales that he had brought to life and the other inspiring films that he had created had encouraged people to go beyond what they have now. In 1937, when he released his first full-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, people knew that he was going to make a difference and he did. Looking back to Walt Disney’s life, one could see that the dreamer in him was what made him complete and what brought about his success.
About the author: David C. is the webmaster of Famous Quotes Index, a website containing close to 30,000 famous quotes and inspiring biographies from renowned authors.
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