Cherishing a legacy

Published: Dec 05, 2013, 07:07 IST | The Centrestage Team |

On the occasion of the 112th birth anniversary of Mickey Mouse's creator, CS lists out some of the interesting facts about Walt Disney:

>> Little Red Riding Hood was the first fairy tale that Walt Disney made a cartoon about.

>> When Disneyland was first opened in 1955, Walt’s brother Roy bought the very first admission ticket at a cost of $1.

>> Walt Disney won his first Academy Award for The Silly Symphony Flowers and Trees.

>> Walt Disney conceived the idea of the mouse on a train bound for L.A. from New York.

>> Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day was the film which made him win his last Academy Award. He was awarded posthumously. 

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