The Walt Disney Company

By Sophia, Chelsea, Myah & Lauren

‡ It had revenues of $34.3 billion (£17 billion) in 2006. including the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). ‡ It is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world.The Walt Disney Company ‡ The Walt Disney Company was founded on October 16th 1923 by brothers Walt and Roy Disney. ‡ It¶s owner of 11 theme parks and several television networks. .

The Disney Company The Disney Company are involved in and supply a range of media products: ‡ Disney Resorts ‡ Disney Channel ‡ Disney Magazine ‡ Radio Disney ‡ Disney Books ‡ Disney Films ‡ Disney Stores .

aged 78. aged 65.Walt and Roy Disney ‡ Walter Elias Disney was born in 1901. a few years before the Disney World project in Orlando was completed. ‡ He died in 1966. as well as being a philanthropist (someone who devotes a lot of their time and money to charitable causes). He was involved in film and animation making. ‡ After this Roy Disney renamed it Walt Disney World to make sure that no one would forget his brother. . ‡ Roy Olive Disney and was born in 1893 and was. ‡ He died 2 months later. with his brother Walt Disney. co-founder of the The Walt Disney Company. ‡ After Walt Disney World opened in 1971 Roy Disney retired.

California and Tokyo.Disney Parks and Resorts ‡ The Walt Disney company owns 11 theme parks and 7 holiday resorts. ‡ There is also a Disney Cruise Line which opened in 1998. Orlando. ‡ They also have parks in Hong Kong. . ‡ The most well-known resorts are Disneyland Paris and Disney World Resort.

Disney Films ‡ Disney started making films in the 1930¶s. . ‡ Altogether they¶ve made around 300 films. ‡ Some of their first films were Snow White. Bambi and Pinocchio. ‡ A lot of their earlier films were animated adaptations of children¶s fairytales.

‡ The first Disney Store opened in Glendale. Italy and Japan. California on March 28. 1987.The Disney Store ‡ The Disney Store is an international chain of specialist stores selling many exclusive Disney-branded items. France. ‡ Most Disney Stores are found in shopping centres in North America. The United Kingdom. . Spain.

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