Footage of a lunchtime softball game from the early 1930’s with Walt Disney and his staff, filmed behind the Hyperion Avenue studio in Los Angeles, CA.

It is unknown why this was shot with live sound but it was photographed either for posterity or maybe to send to the spectators as a souvenir of their visit.

From ‘Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Vol. 1: Race to Death Valley’ by Floyd Gottfredson.

Happy 111th Birthday to one of the most influential men in history, Walt Disney.

"At our studio we don’t write our stories, we draw them."
Walt Disney and his artists storyboarding, which initially was a process developed at the Walt Disney Studios during the early 1930s.

"This was Walt’s alter ego. Walt acted like Mickey, he made the dialogue and he was, in his heart… he was Mickey."

- John Hench (Mickey’s official portrait artist)

A Musical Tour of Disneyland on 45 rpm records - 1956

A young Walt Disney drawing Mickey Mouse.

"I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse."