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Tribute to Roy Disney

The Orlando Sentinel gives a warm tribute to Roy E. Disney, Walt's nephew, who passed away on December 16. He worked in the family business, namely on the nature documentaries Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures, which won eight Academy Awards. The series included 1948's Seal Island, 1953's The Living Desert and Prowler of the Everglades and Beaver Valley. He has been called being the 'real guardian of the Disney legacy'.
December 17, 2009

The Orlando Sentinel gives a warm tribute to Roy E. Disney, Walt’s nephew, who passed away on December 16. He worked in the family business, namely on the nature documentaries Walt Disney’s True-Life Adventures, which won eight Academy Awards. The series included 1948′s Seal Island, 1953′s The Living Desert and Prowler of the Everglades and Beaver Valley. He has been called the ‘real guardian of the Disney legacy.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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