Corporate history 1923–1928: The silent era In early 1923, Kansas City, Missouri animator Walt Disney created a short film entitled Alice's Wonderland, which featured child actress Virginia Davis interacting with animated characters. After the bankruptcy in 1923 of his previous firm, Laugh-O-Gram Films,[ChWDC 1] Disney moved to Hollywood to join his brother Roy O. In January 1926 with the completion of the Disney studio on Hyperion Street, the Disney Brothers Studio's name was changed to the Walt Disney Studio. After the demise of the Alice comedies, Disney developed an all-cartoon series starring his first original character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, which was distributed by Winkler Pictures through Universal Pictures. 1928–1934: Mickey Mouse and Silly Symphonies Original poster for Flowers and Trees (1932) In 1932, Disney signed an exclusive contract with Technicolor (through the end of 1935) to produce cartoons in color, beginning with Flowers and Trees (1932).
Sumner RedstoneSumner Murray Redstone (born Sumner Murray Rothstein; May 27, 1923) is a media magnate. He is the majority owner and Chairman of the Board of the National Amusements theater chain. Through National Amusements, Sumner Redstone and his family are majority owners of CBS Corporation and Viacom (itself the parent company of MTV Networks, BET, and the film studio Paramount Pictures), and are equal partners in MovieTickets.com. Early life and education Redstone attended the Boston Latin School, from which he graduated first in his class. After completing law school, Redstone served as special assistant to U.S. In 1979, he suffered severe burns in a fire at the Copley Plaza hotel, in Boston, but survived after thirty hours extensive surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. Career Viacom Paramount Pictures The Paramount acquisition was only the tip of the iceberg. CBS After CBS and Viacom split in late 2005, Redstone remained chairman of both companies.
ScienceGuide: Disney richt universiteit op14 augustus 2013 - Disney begint zijn eigen volledig volgens ‘Veerman’ gedifferentieerde universiteit. “Excellentie wordt aan deze universiteit niet zomaar toegekend, excellentie moet verdiend, beschermd en gekoesterd worden”, zegt CvB-voorzitter Victoria Gross na het monsterachtige succes van de instellingstoets. “De interdisciplinaire programma’s die we bieden in bijvoorbeeld moleculaire farmacologie en fysiologie, en ons masterprogramma in acteren en regisseren hebben allemaal bijgedragen aan het feit dat onze instelling een van de meest diverse academische milieus in de wereld heeft”, legt president Gross uit op de website van de nieuwe instelling. Diversiteit en excellentie De kersverse universiteit legt, zoals meer Amerikaanse universiteiten, zeer de nadruk op excellentie. “We zijn een unieke groep docenten en studenten die door een enorme focus en inspanning meer van zichzelf eisen. Spectaculair op het web
Walt DisneyWalter Elias "Walt" Disney (/ˈdɪzni/; December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American business magnate, animator, cartoonist, producer, director, screenwriter, philanthropist and voice actor. A major figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as an international icon, well known for his influence and contributions to the field of entertainment during the 20th century. As a Hollywood business mogul, he, along with his brother Roy O. Disney, co-founded Walt Disney Productions, which later became one of the best-known motion picture production companies in the world. The corporation is now known as The Walt Disney Company and had an annual revenue of approximately US$45 billion in the 2013 financial year. As an animator and entrepreneur, Disney was particularly noted as a film producer and a popular showman, as well as an innovator in animation and theme park design. 1901–1937: Beginnings Childhood Teenage years Laugh-O-Gram Studio
CBSCBS (corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television network, which started as a radio network; it continues to operate a radio network and a portfolio of television and radio stations in large and mid-sized markets. The name is derived from the initials of the network's former name, Columbia Broadcasting System. It is the third largest broadcaster in the world behind the American Broadcasting Company and Rede Globo, the biggest Brazilian network. The network is sometimes referred to as the "Eye Network", in reference to the shape of the company's logo. It has also been called the "Tiffany Network", which alludes to the perceived high quality of CBS programming during the tenure of its founder William S. Paley. It can also refer to some of CBS's first demonstrations of color television, which were held in a former Tiffany & Co. building in New York City in 1950. History Radio years Turnaround: Paley's first year
Time WarnerTime Warner previously owned AOL, Time Warner Cable, and Warner Music Group, but has spun them off into independent companies. In March 2013, Time Warner announced that Time Inc. would be spun off as well. The company's cable news channel, CNN, initially reported that the spinoff would happen at the end of 2013,. However, the reported timeline has shifted multiple times. and current reports are forecasting the third or fourth quarter of 2014. Divisions Time Warner consists of four divisions; Home Box Office Inc. Logo of former division Time Warner Cable. HBO In 2012 HBO was the #1 premium pay television service in primetime television and total day ratings. In 2013 the network received five Golden Globes and 23 primetime Emmy Awards. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Warner Bros. Time Inc. TIME Inc. is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. History 1920s 1960s 1970s 1980s
Amy Goodman: Anaheim Police Brutality Sparks Outrage After 2 Latinos Shot Dead and Demonstrators AttackedJohn Young (astronaut)John Watts Young (born September 24, 1930) is a retired American astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical engineer, who became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972. Young enjoyed the longest career of any astronaut, becoming the first person to make six space flights over the course of 42 years of active NASA service, and is the only person to have piloted four different classes of spacecraft: Gemini, the Apollo Command/Service Module, the Apollo Lunar Module, and the Space Shuttle. In 1965, Young flew on the first manned Gemini mission, and in 1969 was the first person to orbit the moon alone during Apollo 10. He is one of only three persons to have twice journeyed to the Moon, and drove the Lunar Roving Vehicle on the Moon's surface. Young was born in San Francisco, California in 1930. After training at the U.S. Young, age 34, as pilot of Gemini 3 Young in Apollo 10 crew portrait.
Tasting Room Radio | Terry David MulliganNational AmusementsNational Amusements, Inc. is an American privately owned theater company based in Dedham, Massachusetts, United States. The company was founded in 1936 as the Northeast Theatre Corporation by Michael Redstone. National Amusements is now owned by Michael Redstone's son, Sumner Redstone, who holds 80% of the company, and Sumner's daughter, Shari Redstone, who owns the remaining 20%. Through National Amusements, the Redstones control both the CBS Corporation (owner of CBS) and Viacom (owner of Paramount Pictures) through supervoting shares. The City Center 15 Cinema De Lux in White Plains, New York's City Center includes a waiting area with a TV, newspaper rack and sofas (left), a piano (center), and a bar and grill restaurant (not pictured). The company operates more than 1,500 movie screens across the United States, the United Kingdom, Latin America, and Russia under its Showcase Cinemas, Multiplex Cinemas, Cinema de Lux, and KinoStar brands. Financial troubles References
Anaheim protest march to DisneylandApollo 16John Young and Charles Duke spent 71 hours—just under three days—on the lunar surface, during which they conducted three extra-vehicular activities or moonwalks, totaling 20 hours and 14 minutes. The pair drove the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV), the second produced and used on the Moon, 26.7 kilometers (16.6 mi). On the surface, Young and Duke collected 95.8 kilograms (211 lb) of lunar samples for return to Earth, while Command Module Pilot Ken Mattingly orbited in the Command/Service Module (CSM) above to perform observations. Crew Backup crew Although not officially announced, the original backup crew consisted of Fred W. Support crew Mission insignia The insignia of Apollo 16 is dominated by a rendering of an American eagle and a red, white and blue shield, representing the people of the United States, over a gray background representing the lunar surface. Planning and training Landing site selection Location of the Apollo 16 landing site Training