Walt: The Man Behind the Myth

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Walt: The Man Behind the Myth
Walt - The Man Behind the Myth DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
GenreBiographical documentary
Written byKathleen Greene
Richard Greene and
Jean-Pierre Isbouts [1]
Directed byJean-Pierre Isbouts [2]
Narrated byDick Van Dyke
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Walter Elias Disney Miller
Running time119 minutes. [3]
Production company(s)Pantheon Pictures
DistributorWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (DVD)
Disney–ABC Domestic Television (Television)
Original networkABC
Original release
  • September 16, 2001 (2001-09-16)

Walt: The Man Behind the Myth is a 2001 biographical documentary film about Walt Disney. It was narrated by Dick Van Dyke and directed by Jean-Pierre Isbouts. [5][6]


Dick Van Dyke narrates as those who knew Walt share stories to piece together his personal and professional life, including the creations of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fantasia, Bambi, Disneyland, EPCOT (concept), and Disney World. More personal details explored are his and wife Lillian Disney's fertility struggles, the loss of his mother, and his health at the end of his life.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ DVDizzy.com
  2. ^ DVDizzy.com
  3. ^ WorldCat.org
  4. ^ DVDizzy.com
  5. ^ Walt: The Man Behind the Myth DVD (Blu-ray)-The Walt Disney Family Museium
  6. ^ Animated Views
  7. ^ a b Oxman, Steven (13 September 2001). "Walt: The Man Behind the Myth". variety.com. Variety. Retrieved 25 December 2018.

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