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Walt Disney


Walt Disney received the most Academy Award Nominations ever given to one person.
  U.S. film maker who pioneered animated cartoons with such characters as Mickey Mouse; founded Disneyland and Disneyworld (1901-1966)
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  • Walt Disney received the most Academy Award Nominations ever given to one person.
  • The music center project had been foundering despite a $50 million donation from the wife of Walt Disney,
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • The guy who sold it was named Walt Disney.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The film playing on the screen is Walt Disney’sPinocchio.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns

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  • John Hammond’s about as sinister as Walt Disney.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Langdon held up his Mickey Mouse watch and told her that Walt Disney had made it his quiet life’s work to pass on the Grail story to future generations.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • We got to the hamlet and just hung around while the civilians set up a screen and started showing Walt Disney movies.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • I was paying tribute to that life experience, and to Walt Disney himself, who famously had said, "If you can dream it, you can do it."
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • All of us in here are rabbits of varying ages and degrees, hippity-hopping through our Walt Disney world.
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • We went to the New York World’s Fair, saw what the past had been like, according to the Ford Motor Car Company and Walt Disney, saw what the future would be like, according to General Motors.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five

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  • When I was a little girl I had a Walt Disney storybook called Song of the South, and it had that Uncle Remus story about the tar baby in it.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • Like we always go to see Beauty and the Beast, my all-time favorite Broadway musical, I don’t care what Lilly says about Walt Disney and his misogynistic undertones.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • His name was Walt Disney.
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • Walt Disney’s father, Elias, helped build the White City; Walt’s Magic Kingdom may well be a descendant.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • A few cadets, eleven-year-olds with yellow stripes on their sleeves, linger on the steps outside an academy, the old and worn Walt Disney.
    Marie Lu  --  Legend
  • Walt Disney bought 160 acres of orange groves just a few miles from Carl’s Drive-In Barbeque, chopped down the trees, and started to build Disneyland.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Trying to keep pace with his sons, Mr. Riley began to wonder whether a trip to Walt Disney’s new theme park a day before the California State Championship had been such a good idea.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • The sort of technological wizardry that Walt Disney promoted on television and at Disneyland eventually reached its fulfillment in the kitchens of fast food restaurants.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The Disneyesque tone of the museum reflects, among other things, many of the similarities between the McDonald’s Corporation and the Walt Disney Company.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • As I walk away from the Little Walt Disney Concert Hall, he’s playing "It’s a Small World After All."
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • Walt Disney neither wrote, nor drew the animated classics that bore his name.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Walt Disney and Ray Kroc were masterful salesmen.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • After finalizing the agreement with the McDonald brothers, Kroc sent a letter to Walt Disney.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Walt Disney sent Kroc a cordial reply and forwarded his proposal to an executive in charge of the theme park’s concessions.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • His recollection of Walt Disney as a young man, briefly mentioned in Grinding It Out, is not entirely flattering.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Whatever feelings existed between the two men, Walt Disney proved in many respects to be a role model for Ray Kroc.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In The Magic Kingdom (1997) Steven Watts describes Walt Disney’s efforts to apply the techniques of mass production to Hollywood moviemaking.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Walt Disney was the most beloved children’s entertainer in the country.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Walt Disney frequently slept at his small apartment above the firehouse in Disneyland’s Main Street, USA.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Among other cultural innovations, Walt Disney pioneered the marketing strategy now known as "synergy."
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Disneyland’s other major investor, Western Printing and Lithography, printed Disney books such as The Walt Disney Story of Our Friend the Atom.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The late-1960s expansion of the McDonald’s restaurant chain coincided with declining fortunes at the Walt Disney Company.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The fantasy world of McDonaldland borrowed a good deal from Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • They have come to believe what Ray Kroc and Walt Disney realized long ago — a person’s "brand loyalty" may begin as early as the age of two.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • In May of 1996, the Walt Disney Company signed a ten-year global marketing agreement with the McDonald’s Corporation.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The life’s work of Walt Disney and Ray Kroc had come full-circle, uniting in perfect synergy.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The link with the Walt Disney Company was considered by far the most important, designed to "enhance perceptions of Brand McDonald’s."
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • When the Eisenhower administration asked Walt Disney to produce a show championing the civilian use of nuclear power, Heinz Haber was given the assignment.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • But actually, the logo on my short-sleeved polo shirt was an emblem of honor because it’s the one worn by Walt Disney Imagineers—the artists, writers and engineers who create theme-park fantasies.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • For audiences living in fear of nuclear annihilation, Walt Disney became a source of reassurance, making the latest technical advances seem marvelous and exciting.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • John Cywinski, the former head of marketing at Burger King, became the head of marketing for Walt Disney’s film division in 1996, then left the job to work for McDonald’s.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • DESPITE A PASSIONATE OPPOSITION to socialism and to any government meddling with free enterprise, Walt Disney relied on federal funds in the 1940s to keep his business afloat.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Two decades later, when I got my PhD in computer science from Carnegie Mellon, I thought that made me infinitely qualified to do anything, so I dashed off my letters of application to Walt Disney Imagineering.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • I’m not a bad judge of people, a skill that comes from thousands of reads, and he seemed like a decent fellow, charismatic and compelling in his own way, climbing onto the stage each day at his Little Walt Disney Concert Hall.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • During World War II, Walt Disney produced scores of military training and propaganda films, including Food Will Win the War, High-Level Precision Bombing, and A Few Quick Facts About Venereal Disease.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Like Leonardo, Walt Disney loved infusing hidden messages and symbolism in his art.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Walt Disney’s dream for Disney World was that it would never be finished.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • I don’t need to go to Walt Disney Hall, Fantasia, Donald Duck, Beethoven.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • I’m not ever going to be in here again, and I don’t care about that Snyder thing, Janos Starker, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Donald Duck, Fantasia.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • Heinz Haber, another key Tomorrowland adviser — and eventually the chief scientific consultant to Walt Disney Productions — spent much of World War II conducting research on high-speed, high-altitude flight for the Luftwaffe Institute for Aviation Medicine.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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