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Walt Disney: An American Original: Commemorative Edition


As part of The Walt Disney Company’s 100th anniversary festivities, this must-have biography tells the story of Walt Disney's life.

After years of research, respected Hollywood biographer Bob Thomas produced a definitive biography of the man behind the Disney brand: the determined cartoonist from Kansas City who, through unprecedented successes and career-threatening failures, developed into the genius and creative spirit of an international entertainment empire that has enchanted generations.

This Commemorative Edition includes new introductions from Chris Miller, Walt Disney’s grandson and board member at The Walt Disney Family Museum; Rebecca Cline, Director of The Walt Disney Archives; and historians Jeff Kurtti and Marcy Carriker Smothers. Contained within is a 32-page photo insert with rare behind-the-scenes photos and a wealth of endnotes that add further context.


Dimensions: 6” x 9.5”