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.
Walt Disney's Bambi was released in August of 1942 and stood out as the most ambitious feature-length film in the history of the studio.
He was almost named Mortimer Mouse. How did Walt Disney and his team dream up the new animated star?
Walt Disney gathered his animators and studio staff together and told them of his newest idea.