Watch an original interview with writer, Ron Suskind, where he explains how a "simple story" like Dumbo can still pack an emotional punch because "we all yearn to be part of the main...to be like everyone else."
Walt Disney insisted the staff call him "Walt," and brought in experts from prestigious art schools to teach classes to his animators.
The premiere of Steamboat Willie blows audiences away with its innovative use of sound. Mickey Mouse soon becomes a phenomenon.
In its first year, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs grossed $8 million.