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For ten weeks in 1941, Walt Disney, his wife Lilly, and sixteen colleagues from his studio visited nations in Latin America to gather story material for a series of films with South American themes. The feature documentary film Walt & El Grupo uses this framing device to explore inter-American relations, provide a rare glimpse into the artists who were part of the magic of Disney’s “golden age” and give an unprecedented look at the 39 year-old Walt Disney during one of the most challenging times of his entire life.
I found this to be a very interesting, informative film about a period of the Walt Disney company that has usually gone unnoticed.Published 3 months ago by Michael D. Fraley
Yawn. Quite a dull film. The only moment of interest is the brief but rare on screen segment with Lydia Reed (The Real McCoys).Published 6 months ago by Kregg
Moving, touching, exciting and pact with 'home movies' of Walt and Co on their Good Neighbor Policy trip to Latin America, 'Walt and El Grupo' made me wonder why people just don't... Read morePublished 10 months ago by lns500
Priceless footage of Walt as a young man, top notch documentary. I was spell bound thru out.Published 12 months ago by Jeff D.