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American Experience

Walt Disney, Extended Preview

Walt Disney premieres September 14 & 15, 2015 9/8c. on PBS American Experience.

Walt Disney, Extended Preview

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American Experience

Walt Disney Part 2, Chapter 1

The first chapter in Part 2 of "Walt Disney." Premiering Sep. 14 & 15 at 9/8c on PBS.

Walt Disney Part 2, Chapter 1

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American Experience

Walt Disney's Next Big Idea: Disneyland

Walt Disney wanted to create an amusement park for the whole family. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15

Walt Disney's Next Big Idea: Disneyland

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American Experience

Visitors to Disneyland

Disneyland became a top destination for foreign dignitaries. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15 on PBS.

Visitors to Disneyland

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American Experience

Interview: Walt Disney's America

Media historian Susan Douglas explores Walt Disney's version of America. Coming Sep. 14/15

Interview: Walt Disney's America

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American Experience

Walt Disney Series Preview

An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of Walt Disney. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15.

Walt Disney Series Preview

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American Experience

Finding Rare Archival Footage

Assoc. Producer Matt Gavin tracked down rare archival footage for "Walt Disney."

Finding Rare Archival Footage

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American Experience

Walt Disney the Father

Despite his success, at home Walt Disney was just "dad." Premieres 9/14 & 9/15 on PBS.

Walt Disney the Father

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American Experience

Pitching "Snow White"

Walt Disney shares his next big idea with his staff. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 on PBS.

Pitching "Snow White"

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American Experience

Mickey Mouse's Big Break

"Steamboat Willie" blows audiences away with its use of sound. Airs 9/14 & 9/15 on PBS.

Mickey Mouse's Big Break

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American Experience

Working at Walt Disney Studios

Walt Disney viewed his studio as a community. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 on PBS.

Working at Walt Disney Studios

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American Experience

Walt Disney's Hometown

To Walt Disney, Marceline, Missouri would always be home. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 on PBS.

Walt Disney's Hometown

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American Experience

Why we Made "Walt Disney"

"The challenge is, Disney is both a person and a brand." Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 on PBS

Why we Made "Walt Disney"

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American Experience

Interview: Working for Walt Disney

Composer Richard Sherman recalls working with Walt Disney. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 on PBS

Interview: Working for Walt Disney

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American Experience

Interview: Musical Storytelling

Don Hahn discusses Walt Disney's use of music in his films. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15 at 9/8c

Interview: Musical Storytelling

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American Experience

Walt Disney Preview

An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of Walt Disney. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15 on PBS.

Walt Disney Preview

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American Experience

The "Fearless Filmmaking" of "Bambi"

Everyone remembers Walt Disney's "Bambi" for that one traumatic scene. Premieres 9/14 & 15

The "Fearless Filmmaking" of "Bambi"

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American Experience

The Success of "Snow White"

In its first year, "Snow White" grossed more than any other film before it. Airs 9/14 & 15

The Success of "Snow White"

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American Experience

Walt Disney's Public Vs. Private Persona

Walt Disney recognized that he was different than his public persona. Premieres 9/14 & 15

Walt Disney's Public Vs. Private Persona

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American Experience

Walt Disney Part 1, Chapter 1

The first chapter of Part 1 of "Walt Disney." Premiering Sep. 14 & 15 at 9/8c on PBS.

Walt Disney Part 1, Chapter 1

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American Experience

Walt Disney's First Failure

Walt Disney struggles to save his Laugh-O-grams company. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15 on PBS.

Walt Disney's First Failure

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American Experience

Interview: Snow White as the Ideal 1930s Woman

Snow White was a reflection of American women during the 1930s. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15.

Interview: Snow White as the Ideal 1930s Woman

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American Experience

Walt Disney's Big Gamble: "Snow White"

Walt Disney proposes something that had never been done before. Premieres Sep. 14 & 15.

Walt Disney's Big Gamble: "Snow White"

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American Experience

Interview: Walt Disney the Storyteller

Animator Floyd Norman shares his experiences working for Walt Disney. Premieres 9/14 & 15

Interview: Walt Disney the Storyteller

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American Experience

The Creation of Mickey Mouse

In the late 1920s, Walt Disney Studios created a new animated star. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15

The Creation of Mickey Mouse

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American Experience

The Story of "Dumbo"

Watch an original interview with writer, Ron Suskind about "Dumbo." Premieres 9/14 & 9/15

The Story of "Dumbo"

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American Experience

A Strike at Walt Disney Studios

In May 1941 nearly half of Walt Disney's art department walked out. Premieres 9/14 & 9/15

A Strike at Walt Disney Studios

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