Disney’s first true villain never appeared in a Disney film, but he was very real. Meet Charles Mintz – the man who all but ruined Walt’s first chance at huge success. But before you read on – do you know which animated Disney character name was inspired by Charles Mintz? Hint – it’s a Pixar character.
Always an innovator, and rarely a duplicator, Walt Disney was at his best when he was breaking new ground. He introduced the world to the perky personality of Mickey Mouse, added sound to cartoon shorts, created the first full-length animated feature, invented a new form of family theme park entertainment,