Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment tow

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment tow

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Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood. Walt Disney Ezzeldin Iconic figures All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them”, said by walt Disney Walt Disney’s Success Story Success begins with a Dream “When you wish upon a star…” begins the song used as a theme for Disney television programs, and, perhaps, a theme for the entire Disney operation. Walt Disney was a man of dreams. He dreamed big dreams. And he made his dreams come true. Walt Disney would agree, and is himself ample proof, that dreams can come true. His example reveals that making dreams come true takes more than just wishing. In Walt’s case, the “star” was Mickey Mouse, and combined with a lot of vision, planning, and hard work, Walt made dream after dream come true. Most people think of Walt Disney as an animator, the “inventor” of Mickey Mouse. He is more accurately thought of as an entertainer, not in the sense that he wanted to be the center of attention, but that he wanted to create something that would excite an audience and make them laugh. Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and ultimately the other Disney theme parks around the world all came about because Walt Disney insisted that he could build an amusement park that was so much bigger and better than other amusement parks that it shouldn’t even be called an amusement park. How did this dream come about? As a child in Kansas City, Walt watched through the fence at Fairmont Park, wanting to participate, but not having enough money to enter. A parent in the 1930’s, Walt would take his children to amusement parks. But he was not amused, convinced he could do much better. By 1937, at the premiere of Snow White, Walt told Wilfred Jackson that someday he would “make a park for kids, a place scaled down to kid size.” In 1940 he revealed a plan to showcase Disney characters in their fantasy surroundings at a park across the street from the Disney studio in Burbank.
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The vision of an amusement park grew in Walt’s mind as he traveled through the US and Europe and visited attractions of all kinds. He visited county fairs, state fairs, circuses, carnivals, and parks. He was distressed at operations where things were run down and ride operators were hostile. And he loved the spotless Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, with bright, upbeat music, excellent food and drink, and warm, friendly employees. Walt was convinced that an amusement park would be successful in the United States if it offered a “good show” that families could enjoy together, was clean, and had friendly employees. In 1948 he shared his concept with trusted friends, a modest amusement park with
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