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Time Capsule: 1923

Snapshots of the world from one year in the past
MORTY AND MINNIE? Disney mascot Mickey was orginally named Mortimer; Walt's wife convinced him to change it

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

In July 1923, illustrator Walt Disney moved to Hollywood for a fresh start, after his Kansas-based animation studio Laugh-O-Gram had gone bust. That same year, he formed the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio with his businessman brother Roy, and they found early success with the Alice Comedies cartoon series. Disaster came in 1928, when the studio lost its flagship character, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, to a contract loophole. This wasn’t the death knell it first seemed, as within a few months they had created a new one who would eclipse poor Oswald: a certain Mickey Mouse.

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