New Walt Disney biography covers his many contributrions

Posted Wednesday, November 8, 2006 9:41 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A new biography of Walter Elias Disney by Neal Gabler captures the enormous range of Disney's contributions, and restores the flesh and blood to a man whose name for many has become synonymous with blandness and even corporate greed. Gabler ably traces the arcs of Disney's amazing life, from fiery iconoclast in the 1920s, daring to believe that crude cartoons could rise to an art form, to the corporate brand name of the 1950s, the harmless, chuckling "Uncle Walt" who churned out so much sentimental drivel.

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