Monday, June 01, 2015


June 13th at 2:00 p.m.
Midwest Genealogy Center

A half century after his death, Walter Elias Disney remains a household name and a pioneer of family entertainment who during his lifetime was often described as a cinematic genius. Join film critic and enthusiast Robert Butler as he focuses on how Disney recycled memories of his childhood and youth in Marceline and Kansas City MO. Employing historic and current photos, this presentation will show Disney's Kansas City haunts -- including his family home and the building where he established his first animation studio -- and introduce the Kansas City friends who followed him to Hollywood and became giants of the animation industry.

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