THE ART OF WALT DISNEY: FROM MICKEY MOUSE TO THE MAGIC KINGDOMS.

TheArtOfWaltDisneyChristopherFinch[Book: Christopher Finch – 1999 – Concise Edition – 24x30cm – 164 Pages – Many colour photos]. Presenting the remarkable story of Walt Disney and the company he built. Disney transformed the humble black-and-white animated cartoon into a new art form: inventing remarkably durable characters beginning with Mickey Mouse, adding sound and then colour before making the leap into feature films. His creations, including the theme parks that he pioneered, blossomed into the great entertainment company that still bears his name. Chapter Points: Foreword (by Roy E. Disney); Introduction; Early Enterprises; Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphonies; Hyperion Days; Five Animated Classics; Interruptions and Innovations; New Beginnings; A Second Flowering; Muskets and Mousketeers; Beyond Film; Themes and Variations; Index. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good.