• He worked for the Posman-Rubin Commercial Art Studio for $50 USD per month: Walt left school at the age sixteen and became a volunteer ambulance driver in World War I, after he changed his birth certificate to show his year of birth as 1900 in order to be able to enlist in the service. He served as a member of the American Red Cross Ambulance Force in France till 1919. Walt returned to the USA, moved to Kansas City and started looking for a job. Disney had always wanted to be a film maker. He even once applied for a job working for Charlie Chaplin and was turned down. He was also interested in becoming a political cartoonist but after some time of being unemployed he had to settle for a job in "Posman-Rubin Commercial Art Studio" for 50 dollars a month. In his new job Walt met and befriended Ubbe Ert Iwerks, later known as Ub Iwerks. The two friends were interested in creating their own company and in January, 1920 they formed "Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists". The company soon closed and the duo was hired by the "Kansas City Film Ad Company". Full context:
  • He fought in some war with the founder of McDonalds. I'm not kidding.

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