WALT: THE MAN BEHIND THE MYTH.

DVD_WaltTheManBehindTheMyth[DVD: Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc. – 2001 – 119 mins +extras]. A portrait of a legend from those who knew him best. From Mickey Mouse to Mary Poppins to Disneyland and beyond, Walt Disney touched the hearts of millions with his special brand of magic. In this revealing portrait, you’ll discover the man behind the myth as never before. Inspired by daughter Diane Disney Miller and hosted by Disney legend Dick Van Dyke, the film features all-new interviews with friends, family, collaborators and experts, plus never-before-seen home movies. Through good times and bad, including a brush with bankruptcy during World War II, Walt remained a driven innovator and perfectionist behind studio gates and a devoted family man at home. This DVD offers the most intimate look yet at the man whose legacy continues to inspire the world. Scene Selections: Chicago, 1901; Kansas City, 1911; Walt’s First Cartoon; Walt Goes To Hollywood; Walt Meets Lilly; Birth Of Mickey Mouse; “Flowers And Trees”; Disney’s Folly – Snow White; Flora’s Tragic Death; Pinocchio And Fantasia; Bambi; The Studio Strike; Dumbo And World War II; HUAC Testimony; Live-Action Films; Walt Enters Television; The Dream Of Disneyland; 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea; Disneyland Opening Day; 1964 World’s Fair; Mary Poppins; Walt’s Utopia – EPCOT; The Last Months; End Credits & Quotes. ANDY SHINE SAYS: An engrossing programme about Walter Elias Disney with lots of bonus material. Also includes optional English, Spanish and French subtitles for the main feature. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Good / Recommended.