|Walt Disney was a tantalizing contradiction. He was the creative head of one of the film industry's most renowned movie studios, the inventive genius behind a world-famous theme park, and the genial host to of a weekly television program. Nonetheless, his private life remained remarkably private: to all appearances he was the traditional family man, maintaining a forty-one year marriage and raising two daughters. Since his death, however, more than a few unusual tales have come to be told about our beloved Uncle Walt. In this case, fiction is definitely stranger than truth.|
Walt Disney was an illegitimate child.
Walt Disney was dishonorably discharged from the military.
Walt Disney's body was put in cryonic storage.
Walt Disney's face appears on a bust in the Haunted Mansion.*
Walt Disney was born in Robinson, Illinois, and named after a helpful townsperson who assisted his parents.
Disney animators slipped a single frame of a naked woman into a film to see if Walt could spot it.
Walt Disney's will specified that a substantial bequest go to the first man to become pregnant or bear a child.
Maternal figures were typically absent in Walt Disney's animated films because he felt responsible for his own mother's death.