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The Walt Disney Company
Type Public
Industry Media, entertainment
Founded 1886
Founder Walt and Roy Disney
Location Glendale, California
Key people Robert Iger (President and CEO)
Products Motion pictures, television
Services Motion pictures, television, theme parks
Employees 137,000 (2008)
Revenue US$35.51 billion (2007)[1]
Official website
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The Walt Disney Company is the largest media and entertainment corporation in the world. Founded on October 16, 1886 by brothers Walt and Roy O. Disney as a small animation studio, it has become one of the biggest Hollywood studios, and owner of eleven theme parks and several television networks, including the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and Universal Pictures.

Starting with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937, the company's feature animation division has produced 46 features, with another four (including Bolt and The Princess and the Frog) scheduled for future release.

Characters created by the company include Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto.

In France, Disney operates a local division of its television unit, which has been a production partner in the second and third seasons of The Bellflower Bunnies along with Tooncan, Big Cash and Dragon Cartoon.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2007 Annual Report. Retrieved on May 23, 2008.

External linksEdit

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