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Author Smith, Dave, 1940-

Title Disney A to Z : the official encyclopedia / Dave Smith.

Published New York : Hyperion, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.430979494 SMIT    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description vi, 564 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-564).
Summary For the first time ever, the ultimate, all-comprehensive encyclopedia of every person, place, and thing in the history of Disney! Disney A to Z is a complete guide to every corner and every age of the Disney universe. Finally, all there is to know about Disney has been collected in one captivating volume - with more than 6,500 entries and hundreds of photographs, covering everything that has made Disney an institution with a cultural impact like none other. Just a few of the fascinating subjects covered include full descriptions of all 128 Donald Duck cartoons, all 19 Mickey Mouse cartoons, all 48 Pluto cartoons, and all 48 Goofy cartoons; the story of Mickey's birth, and how he would have been named Mortimer if it weren't for Mrs.
Disney; all about the Disney war effort during World War II; how the "E ticket" became known in American slang as "the ultimate in thrills"; how Walt discovered Annette Funicello while attending an amateur program at the Burbank Starlight Bowl; All the Disney Channel Premiere Films and Disney television shows, series, and specials; all the Disney educational and non-theatrical films; all the Disney park attractions, major park resorts, restaurants, and shops; special lists of Disney Academy Awards and Emmy Awards; all the Mouseketeers throughout the years; interesting facts about key Disney company personnel and primary actors in Disney films and television productions; and all the important songs, lyricists, and composers. From the ultimate Disney authority, Dave Smith, the founder of and main archivist for the Walt Disney Archives, Disney A to Z is an absolute must-have for all Disney devotees, pop culture buffs, and film and animation lovers.
Subject Walt Disney Company -- Dictionaries.
ISBN 0786881496