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Company Histories and Competitiveness: The Walt Disney Company

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Walt Disney Company and Its Competitors

The Walt Disney Company, originally known as Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, was founded on October 16, 1923 by brothers Walt and Roy Disney. Eventually, it grew to be the world's largest independent media conglomerate in terms of revenue, and a leader in the animation industry, as well as one of the largest and best-known studios in American cinema. The resources below, related to Walt Disney Company history, are available in a variety of formats. The links below will connect you to print books and eBooks from the library collection and journal articles from the library databases.  Relevant streaming videos from both the library databases and the Internet are also listed, as well as useful websites. Click on one of the links below to access these resources. You may be prompted for your BU login if you are off campus.

General Collection Books
These print books may be checked out from the library.

These electronic books can be accessed directly from this LibGuide by clicking on the title. 

Journal Articles
Scholarly articles from the Bellevue University Library databases. Click on the title to link to the full text.

Streaming Videos
Videos from library databases, as well as those freely available on the web, are included. 

Useful websites related to company histories are listed.

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