Don't Miss This Tribute to Walt Disney

Sep 14, 2015

See the story of America’s most legendary filmmaker and his magical legacy. (Photo: Walt Disney seated with drawing board on his lap and representations of his creations Mickey and Minnie Mouse behind. October 1933.)
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Watch American Experience: Walt Disney, a two-part presentation Monday, September 14 at 9:30 p.m. and Tuesday, September 15 at 9 p.m.

Walt Disney was uniquely adept at art as well as commerce, a master filmmaker who harnessed the power of technology and storytelling. This film examines Disney’s complex life and enduring legacy, featuring rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and interviews with biographers, animators and artists who worked on early films, including Snow White, and the designers who helped turn his dream of Disneyland into reality.