Walt Disney’s Laugh-O-gram Studio: Past, Present & Future

See the presentation that Ron Green, Executive Director of digiSTORY KC, offered to students, faculty and board members of the Johnson County Community College on May 3, 2018.  It tells the story of Walt Disney’s early animation business efforts in Kansas City and his move to California due to the bankruptsy of his Laugh-O-gram Studio.  Ron also describes the digital media industry in Kansas City and today’s opportunities for growth in that industry.  He describes plans for renovating the Laugh-O-gram building by its owning non-profit organization, Thank You Walt Disney.  This video can be viewed at https://youtu.be/CGJF1LRnjuc.  The length of the presentation is 54 minutes and 15 seconds followed by 6 minutes of Q&A.

Video courtesy of Bob Epps, Johnson County Community College