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Disney was founded on October 16th, 1923, by Walt and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, and established itself as a leader in the American animation industry before diversifying into live-action film production, television, and travel. Taking on its current name in 1986, it expanded its existing operations and also started divisions focused upon theater, radio, music, publishing, and online media.
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History of the Walt Disney Studios

Prior to the official opening of the Burbank lot in 1940, The Walt Disney Studios was located at several different locations in Los Angeles and Hollywood. During Summer 1923, Walt Disney created 'The Disney Bros Cartoon Studio' in his Uncle Robert Disney's garage, located at 4406 Kingswell Avenue, in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. His brother Roy O. Disney was also in Los Angeles at the time. During October 1923, the brothers moved to a bigger lot, located in a former real estate agency at 4651 Kingswell Avenue. On October 16, 1923, Walt Disney accepted Margaret Winkler's, of Universal Studios' offer to distribute the new Alice Comedies starring Virginia Davis. It was also at this site were on January 14, 1924, Walt Disney met his future wife Lillian Bounds, an Ink and Paint girl whom he personally hired. In February 1924, the studio moved next door to 4649 Kingswell Avenue.

In 1925, Walt Disney placed a deposit on a new, considerably larger lot at 2719 Hyperion Avenue. It was here were, after a train journey with his wife Lillian, Walt fully created the character of Mickey Mouse in 1928. The first color animation, the Silly Symphony, Flowers and Trees and the first animated cartoon using the multiplane camera, The Old Mill was created. In 1937, the Hyperion Studio produced the world's first animated full length feature, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Disney's staff also began to grow at this studio, and Disney Legends such as Disney's Nine Old Men began their careers. The studio was closed down in 1940, however name 'Hyperion' has been used for multiple divisions and attractions within The Walt Disney Company including Hyperion Books and the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park.
"Colors of the Wind" won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 68th Academy Awards in 1995, becoming composer Alan Menken's fourth win in the category. It also won the Golden Globe in the same category as well as the Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Movie. The song poetically presents the Native American viewpoint that the earth is a living entity where humankind is connected to everything in nature.

Described as a "stirring anthem to animism", this song is Pocahontas' exhortation to Captain John Smith about the wonders of the earth and nature, including the spirit within all living things, encouraging him not to think of them as things he can conquer or own, but rather as beings to respect and live with in harmony. She also urges him to accept humans who are different in appearance and culture and to learn from them.
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whitebaltowolf Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2019
hey I'd like to put this in~My tea's gone cold. but I'm not sure where to put it
Redgra Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, what a cool groupe.

I got a question, can crossover fanfiction be submitted?
SegaDisneyUniverse Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2019  Student General Artist
Why not? As long as it's Disney related.:)
Redgra Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2019  Hobbyist Writer
Thanks as I have alredy subimmted some fanfiction of Disney's Recess.
SegaDisneyUniverse Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2019  Student General Artist
Oh, okay. Cool.;)
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SeoGETIE Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2018
Thanks for the request!
Peggyisaprettybird Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
steamboat wille is da best 
Mr-Pink-Rose Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2018
Thanks a lot for the request!
HerbalSummer Featured By Owner May 21, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for putting my picture of Kaa in fan art, there's plenty more Disney bits on my profile, it's good practice :)
SegaDisneyUniverse Featured By Owner May 14, 2018  Student General Artist
R.I.P to the founder of this community....:iconsaluteplz:
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