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Walt Disney

Business, Cartoonist (5-Dec-1901 — 15-Dec-1966)


Michael Barrier. The Animated Man: A Life of Walt Disney. University of California Press. 2007. 393pp.

Robert D. Feild. The Art of Walt Disney. New York: Macmillan. 1942.

Christopher Finch. The Art of Walt Disney: From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1973.

Neal Gabler. Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination. Alfred A. Knopf. 2006. 851pp.

Jack Kinney. Walt Disney and Assorted Other Characters: An Unauthorized Account of the Early Years at Disney's. New York: Harmony Books. 1988.

Elizabeth Leebron; Lynn Gartley. Walt Disney: A Guide to References and Resources. Boston: G. K. Hall. 1979.

Russel Merritt; J. B. Kaufman. Walt in Wonderland: The Silent Films of Walt Disney. Pordenone, Italy: Le Giornate del Cinema Muto. 1992.

Diane Disney Miller. The Story of Walt Disney. New York: Henry Holt. 1957.

Leonard Mosely. Disney's World: A Biography. New York: Stein and Day. 1985.

Richard Schickel. The Disney Version: The Life, Times, Art and Commerce of Walt Disney. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1968.

Charles Shows. Walt: Backstage Adventures With Walt Disney. La Jolla, CA: Windsong Books. 1979.

Bob Thomas. Walt Disney: An American Original. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1976.

Richard L. Trethewey (editor). Walt Disney: The FBI Files. Pacifica, CA: Rainbo Animation Art. 1994.

Harry Tytle. One of "Walt's Boys": An Insider's Account of Disney's Golden Years. Royal Oak, MI: Airtight Seels Allied Productions. 1997.

Steven Watts. The Magic Kingdom: Walt Disney and the American Way of Life. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1997.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.386)

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.290)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.184)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.182)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.423)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.279)

  14. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.234)

  15. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.162)

  16. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.204)

  17. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.89)

  18. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.164)

  19. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.125)

  20. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.238-40)

  21. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.276)

  22. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.156)

  23. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.192)

  24. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.149)

  25. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.160-62)

  26. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.778)

  27. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.1, pp.507-09)

  28. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.120)

  29. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.215)

  30. Legends in Their Own Time (p.68)

  31. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.350)

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