First my structure. First I’ll tell you something about Walt Elias Disney than something about the reasons of building. My third points are 2 of 4 theme parks, which I’ll explain closer. The fourth points are the parades and the evening shows and the last point is why I chose this topic.
Walt Elias Disney was born on the 5th of December 1901 in Chicago, he was a American filmmaker. He created his own drawings and was one of the most influential persons of the 20th century. He was one of 5 children in the family. His parents had a construction company and lived with their children’s on a farm. Walt Disney has always been interested in drawing and at the age of 14 he took art lessons for the first time. After the First World War, he drew promotional film and he mixed actors wit animated cartoons. After his success Walt Disney went to LA. He didn’t draw anymore. The next plan of Walt Disney was the picture get sounds and music effects. So he present in November 1928 in New York the movie “The Steamboat Willies” and Mickey Mouse had his first performance. Walt Elias Disney died of complications of lung cancer on December 15th 1966.
Walt Disney created “Disney World” to have a vacation resort that was much different from Disneyland’s one day visit. The resort was inspired by the dreams of Walt Disney. The Walt Disney World Resort, also called Walt Disney or Disney World, is near Orlando in Florida. It opened on october 1th 1971 with the Magic Kingdom which i’ill explain now closer. The first phase consisted of the construction of a theme park, two hotels and a campground. In April 1969, the Magic Kingdom was created and this be a larger version of the Disneyland. Also the hotels and the campground was built they called „Temp Bay Resort“ and „Polynesian Village Resort“. Magic Kingdom was officially opened on October 1th 1971. It was the first theme park in the resort. Media reported that at the opening day more than 2 million Visitors came but in reality it was only 10.000 people. One month later, at the Thanksgiving weekend, there were miles of traffic jam and the park had to be closed because of overfilling. Shortly after this success, Roy Disney died with the conscience, that he had successfully converted his brother's dream into reality. The park was passed by Michael Eisner. One of the famous symbol in the Magic Kingdom park is the Cinderella Castle. This castle is 55 mether high but it looks bigger because of the forced perspectiv. When the sun sets, the castle is illuminated by LED. Inside the castle is archway, series of five mosaic muras tells the story of Cinderella. Inside the upper levels of the Cinderella castle, there is a Suite that was intendet to be an apartment for Walt Disney and his family when they were in Florida. Epcot was the second theme park which i’ll explain. It was built after Magic Kingdom and was opened on October 1th 1982. The park brings international cultures and technical innovations together.