Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince

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Andre Deutsch, 1995 - Animators - 305 pages
This biography of the man behind the magic reconciles the private 'monster' with the artistic genius of popular culture by showing that the disturbing problems of his own life provided the rich, dark side of the animated movies.

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

The man that brought the world Mickey Mouse and Goofy has been the subject of a number of biographies. Most of these don't cover the dark areas that "Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince" do. While ... Read full review

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Muckraking, unauthorized biography of Disney that nonetheless paints such a rending picture of his childhood and young manhood that one forgives most of his later lapses. Eliot (Down Thunder Road ... Read full review


ONE Fathers and Sons
THREE Of Men and Mice
FOUR The Sound of Fame

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Marc Eliot is a New York Times bestselling author and American biographer. He has written over a dozen books on the media and popular culture including the biographies of Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, Walt Disney and Bruce Springsteen, and Clint Eastwood. His writing has also appeared in several publications including L.A. Weekly and California Magazine. Eliot lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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