• Southern Baptist Disney Boycott World
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    ... ouse ears to a meeting with his fellow Southern Baptist pastors recently. 'I got what I wanted,' he said with a laugh. 'An immediate barb.' However, Tanner and Welling hoff say that they support the effort to bring to the country's attention the fact that a conglomerate that purports to be a family-friendly company has all kinds of entertainment that would not be welcome in many homes. At the same time both men say their congregations have conflicting feelings about the boycott. While peopl...
  • Case Study Disney Hong Kong
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    1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Disney Company - one of the world leaders in media entertainment, company branded consumer goods, and theme parks and resorts - signed the agreement with Hong Kong concerning the opening of a "Disneyland" amusement park in Hong Kong in the year 2005. This case study only concentrates one of the business fields explored by the Disney Company - theme parks and resorts. The Disney Company occupies a strong position developed in the international business world over the years. ...
  • The Life Of Walt Disney The Grimm Brothers
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    Walt Disney and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Walt Disney and the Grimm Brothers used their talents, and, with help, became some of the most famous children's literature writers and business owners of all time. Many children have read Grimm Brothers' fairy tales and watched Walt Disney's films and cartoons. The creators have used their tales, films, and cartoons not only during their lives, but even now. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 to a German-Irish-Canadian-American family who li...
  • Disney World Amusement Entertainment Relaxation
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    Disney World is seen as an artificial, programmed environment in the eyes of Susan Willis, a Duke University English professor (84). To her, the practice of amusement seems as catastrophic as the end of mankind. I disagree and believe that there is nothing wrong with amusement. In the words of Aristotle, "But to amuse oneself seems right, for amusement is a sort of relaxation, and we need relaxation because we cannot work continuously" (Cahn, 124). Disney World offers venues for relaxation and a...
  • Walt Disney Culture Family Values
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    The Mouse Trap // It seems that's everyone's angry with Mickey, from the left and right. But the anger is really centered on the way the Walt Disney Co. reflects our culture and the values we all say we uphold. Star Tribune; Minneapolis, Minn. ; Jan 10, 1998; Martha Sawyer Allen; Staff Writer; Sub Title: [METRO Edition] Column Name: Faith & Values Start Page: 05 B ISSN: 08952825 Abstract: Religious conservatives decry what they say is the Walt Disney Co.'s move away from 'family values and famil...
  • Disneyland Walt Disney
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    DISNEYLAND Park opened in 1955. The founder and create was Walt Disney. After that Disney was built, he was approached many times to build another Magic Kingdom. Offers of free land came from all over the United States. Building just another theme park" was not what he wanted to do. All that changed when he began developing four attractions for the 1964 New York World's Fair: General Electric's Carousel of Progress, Ford's Magic Skyway, Pepsi-Cola's It's a Small World, and the State of Illinois...
  • Disney Techno Nature African Animals Safari
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    Disney Techno-Nature Like most Disney material, nature themes were incorporated into the earliest parks, including Adventure land, Frontier land, Nature's Wonderland, and the newest, Animal Kingdom. Disney carefully edited these "natural" settings that show the less wild side of the wilderness. However, how does the tourist comprehend the illusions? How are the plants and animals adapting to reflect the illusion, and how are they accented by the interactions with both human nature and Disney's t...
  • Macroenvironmental Analysis Of Euro Disney
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    Euro Disney' marketer's before entering a market as in this case has been the European market should have scanned the environment. By scanning the environment they should analyze the mega-environment as well as the task environment for possible opportunities and threats. Yet, a close attention could have been paid to their strength and weaknesses inside the company. Indeed, the consideration about any trends should have been incorporated in their environment analysis. In this case there has bee...
  • Disney Animated Movie
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    Final Copy If a girl was going to search for her Prince Charming, the first place she should look is in the world of animation. Animation has probably been around since the beginning of time. Although, the artwork that originally resembled animation was only one or two cell, animation today is made up of hundreds or thousands of cell. The early animated movies were black and white, did not have a plot, and were mostly a series of little gags. Then came... COLOR. To make an animated movie popula...
  • Vacation Disney World Disneyland Resort
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    Let me help make your vacation planning easier this summer by taking a closer look at Disneyland and Disney World Resort s for you. When deciding on a major vacation, many options need to be weighed. When am I going; where am I going; how long will I be gone for, and most importantly, what will I do while I m their. You can find information on Disney packages through your travel agent, online, newspaper travel section, or travel brochures, and magazines. Most of the information I m going to sit...
  • Mulan Anthropology 32 2 1999
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    Traditional Western and Disney Ideals as Seen in Mulan Fairy tales have been a long tradition in almost all cultures, starting as oral traditions to and gradually evolving into written texts intended for future generations to enjoy. Today, a common medium for relaying these ancient stories is through animation. The Walt Disney Company is probably the most well known for its animated portrayals of many classic fairy tales. These fairy tales are considered, by fairy tale researcher Justyna Deszcz ...
  • Family Vacation Walt Disney
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    A Wonderful Family Vacation. The family vacation is an American tradition. A. The Walt Disney World advertisement, however, takes a different approach by marketing to the entire family. II. The caption of the Walt Disney World advertisement in Family Circle magazine reads: "Pretend your family is on the most magical vacation ever." III. The next picture shows a mother being pampered by her husband in a make believe Hollywood scene. IV. This advertisement appeals to the parents who are swelled w...
  • Euro Disney Park French One
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    Only one year after the grand opening of Euro Disneyland, Robert Fitzpatrick left his position asEuroDisney's chairperson, citing a desire to start his own consulting firm. In April 1993, PhilippeBourguignon took over the helm of Euro Disney, thought by some to be a sinking ship. EuroDisneypublicly reported a net loss of FFr 188 million for the fiscal year ending September 1992, though cumulative losses through April 1993 approached half a billion dollars. 1 The European park also fell one milli...
  • Disney's Effect On Society And Culture
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    Team Rodent For nearly seven decades Corporate Disney has dazzled its audiences; generation after generation have been entertained through avenues ranging from movies to elaborate theme parks. While many find this massive establishment to be a significant part of American culture and welcome the Disney spirit with open arms, one man in particular looks past the hype and into his own theory of the Disney Corporation. Carl Hiaasen, a journalist for the Miami Herald, paints a witty and sarcastic po...
  • Pocahontas Native American
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    Response to Pocahontas People today tend to scrutinize every aspect of anything that crosses the silver screen. The Disney company is always questioned on the reality of their films. Some see racism, bias, or ignorance toward history. Now for a cartoon thats supposed to entertain children, Disney does it the best. They do it so well that some argue that the people who criticize Disney are the ones who have the problem. But when Disney makes a film they have to keep one thing in mind when they d...
  • Walt Disney Kansas City
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    Walt Disney is a cartoonist and master of motion picture animation. He made the world fall in love with a large-eared mouse, a scheming duck, and dozens of other animal characters. As his career progresses he turned the making of full-length animated films into an art form. Walt lived on the edge of tomorrow but he dared to make his dreams come true. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 into a modest Chicago household. His first name was taking from the Congregational minister who baptized h...
  • Walt Disney Bridging Past And Present
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    "When your heart is in your dreams, no request is too extreme, when you wish upon a star your dreams come true." Walt Disney is by far one of the influential people of the twentieth century. Try to imagine a world without Walt Disney's magic, his movies, or even his theme parks. He has signal handedly shaped the entertainment industry in to what we know today. He pioneered the fields of animation, movies, and entertainment. Walt Disney was our bridge from the past to the future. Walt had a very ...
  • Americanization Of Disney's Aladdin
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    Disney's Americanization of Aladdin Walt Disney founded the 'Disney' corporation in the 1920's, he saw the animation industry, not as a form of artistic expression, but as a way to make technological advancements in the animating process and thereby turn it into a profitable commodification, something which could be marketed and sold to make money. I think it is a unanimous statement to proclaim that, if anything, he was indeed successful in that. Disney is now one of the top media conglomerates...
  • Disney's Women Snow White
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    Compare and Contrast the representation of female characters in Snow White and Mulan. To what extent can Disney be said to have moved with the times? Disney is an international film company that dominates full-length feature animations. Two feature long cartoons, Snow White (1937) and Mulan (1999), are good examples where a female character takes the central role, Snow White being from the first half of the 20 th century and Mulan from modern times. Between the times when these films were made, ...
  • A Magical Place Walt Disney
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    Walt Disney had a wonderful idea about how to create an ideal amusement park. His guests would arrive in his own magical world and forget about anything else. He quietly bought thousands of acres of orange groves in Central Florida and then constructed the ultimate amusement park Walt Disneyworld. Walt Disneyworld is a fantastic place filled with many sights, thrills, and animals. Each and every part of Disneyworld has its own theme down to the smallest detail. Vacationing in Disneyworld makes ...