Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Alice's Wonderland

Turn the sound down. Don't let anything distract you when you watch this.

That's Walt Disney. He is 20 years old.

He's almost broke.

He's living in his office and taking baths once a week at Union Station.

In fact there's not enough money to finish this short.

Laugh-O-Grams Studio would declare bankruptcy.

Walt would sell the movie camera used to make Alice's Wonderland and buy a one-way train ticket to California, to live with his uncle Robert and his brother Roy.

Walt took the unfinished reel of Alice's Wonderland with him, in hopes of finding a movie distributor for an Alice series.

This short was never actually shown in theaters.


Dr. Mila said...

Oh, so many times, I've been chuck full of curiosity. Luckily, I have a chick-key.

Dr. Mila said...

No, wait. I'm listening to opera now.

Chris Sobieniak said...

Well, I had been listening to the piano arrangement and digging the visuals just well!

You learn new things each day!