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Walt Before Mickey?

Post by ibrmacf » December 18th, 2013, 8:32 pm

Anybody know anything about this:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3154310/?ref_=nm_flmg_wr_1

Apparently, a film is being made based on the book, "Walt Before Mickey" and it doesn't seem to be a documentary, but rather an actual dramatic film. This film seems to be about Walt's early career. I can just feel the controversies arising on whom they'll cast to play Walt Disney for this film...if this is not a hoax.

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Re: Walt Before Mickey?

Post by Ben » December 19th, 2013, 7:01 pm

Um...a little odd that they list a runtime when the movie hasn't shot a frame yet!

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Re: Walt Before Mickey?

Post by ShyViolet » May 19th, 2015, 5:41 pm

So this is a real film! Really interested. Reminds me of a short film posted on Cartoon Brew years ago about a young Walt Disney. Would be very interesting to compare this to Saving Mr. Banks, that's for sure. :)
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Post by Ben » May 19th, 2015, 6:20 pm

This is the same film, Vi.

There were two of them, both promoted on the Brew around 18 months ago. Each looked fairly good, but both also limited by the nature of their low budgets.

They both seem to have been fully shot...maybe this one is only being finished up and shopped around now?

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Post by ShyViolet » May 19th, 2015, 6:56 pm

No way! That's awesome. I remember really liking what I saw. :)
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Post by ShyViolet » June 9th, 2015, 7:47 pm



One word: Wow! :)

Saving Mr. Banks was great, but this looks to be even better!
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Re: Walt Before Mickey?

Post by Ben » June 9th, 2015, 7:57 pm

This is again the same film, Vi...that trailer, and the one for the other similar film, have been out for months!

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Post by ShyViolet » June 9th, 2015, 8:05 pm

Oh, OK. Guess I got confused! ;) :oops:

(Reading too much about Apocalypse lol!)
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