The Magic Kingdom: Walt Disney and the American Way of Life is a non-fiction book by Steven Watts.

Book summary

Walt Disney was born in Chicago on December 5, 1901 and lived in Marceline, Missouri from 1905 to 1910. When he was young, he had a talent for drawing and he earned money doing illustrations for newspapers and advertisements. He left home in 1919 and worked at a commercial art studio in Kansas City, after he was fired from the studio, he started his own shop in 1920. Soon, Walt worked at the Kansas City Film Ad Co. which was his first direct employment in animation. In 1922, he started Laugh-O-Gram Films until he went bankrupt. In 1923, he went to Hollywood and started a Los Angeles studio called Disney.


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