Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince

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Andre Deutsch, 1995 - Animators - 305 pages
19 Reviews
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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Review: Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince : a Biography

User Review  - Paul Wilson - Goodreads

Entertaining, but ultimately disappointing biography of an obviously flawed man. The description promised intrigues into Disney's sexual inadequacies, but was rather disappointing in that regard. The ... Read full review

Review: Walt Disney: Hollywood's Dark Prince : a Biography

User Review  - Crystal Petlak - Goodreads

As a huge Disney fan, I enjoyed reading this book. It showed me a different side of Walt. I ran through emotions of anger and hatred at the things Walt did to his employees and was intrigued at the ... Read full review


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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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