"You can make your dreams come true"
I was repeatedly told you can make your dreams come true.
All I had to do was to believe, dare and do.
This is the story of a man who believed in his dreams.
Along the way he faced adversity with courage and determination.
You'll be amazed to know that he had a nervous breakdown in 1931 and descended into depression after the war, concentrating his attention on model trains rather than on motion pictures.
His studio became a war factory with well over 90% of its production in the service of government training, education and propaganda films.
He was building a dream that was also a business. A business that is now a billion dollar worldwide empire.
He modeled his brand character on Charlie Chaplin.
And later Chaplin assisted him by loaning his financial books so they could determine what kind of proceeds they should be getting from their distributor on a big movie production.
MGM head Louis B. Mayer once rejected the opportunity to distribute his cartoons shortly after he had invented the character because Mayer said that pregnant women would be frightened by a giant mouse on screen.
Funny he was always in dire financial straits until the opening of his dream project.
He spent more than a hundred thousand dollars on training animators. He definitely cared about the quality of his products.
For Walt Disney, money was a means to an end, never an end in itself.
"He got people to believe in the power of wish fulfillment--in their own ability to impose their wills on a recalcitrant reality."
The video is 9 minutes and 30 seconds long.
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If you were wondering where I was for the last 8 days, I was at Walt Disney World in fantasyland.
~ Just Imagine Your Success,