“The Story of the Animated Drawing” (1955)
with Trolley Troubles (1927) & Steamboat Willie (1928)

Date
Feb | Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun: 1pm | Sat: 4pm
Cost
FREE for members | $5 or film voucher for member guests
$5 with general admission
Film Only: $10 adults | $8 youth
Location
Theater

Join Walt as he shares the history of animation and how it developed throughout his lifetime at daily screenings of a documentary that first appeared as an episode of the Disneyland television series on November 30, 1955. After the documentary, see how Walt’s knowledge of animation translated into art with special screenings starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, in the short Trolley Troubles (1927), and Mickey Mouse, in his debut short, Steamboat Willie (1928).

Runtime: 73 minutes 

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