One evening, Walt Disney gathered his animators and studio staff together and told them of his newest idea: a feature-length, story-driven animated film called Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Disneyland attracted one million visitors within the first ten weeks after its grand opening in July 1955.
The premiere of Steamboat Willie blows audiences away with its innovative use of sound. Mickey Mouse soon becomes a phenomenon.
Media historian Susan Douglas explores how Walt Disney presented Americans with an idealized version of their country.