After Walt Disney's distributor failed to pay, Disney had to come up with something "new and clever in animated cartoons" to save his Laugh-O-grams company.
The premiere of Steamboat Willie blows audiences away with its innovative use of sound. Mickey Mouse soon becomes a phenomenon.
Plans for Disneyland's 160-acre building site called for 5,000 cubic yards of concrete and one million square feet of asphalt pathways.
Writer Ron Suskind explains how a "simple story" like Dumbo can still pack an emotional punch.