Disney World may reign as Florida's most dazzling connection to the world of animated cartoons, but long before Disney there was Fleischer. Thirty-five year before Walt Disney packed Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck off to central Florida, his biggest competitor, Max and Dave Fleischer, built their own magic kingdom a couple of hundred miles farther south.
"Cartoons in Paradise,"
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