Category Archives: Books

The Four Wonderful Worlds of Walt Disney – UPDATE

BOOK SET WITH PROVENANCE This is what collecting is all about. Nothing is as stimulating for a collector than finding something that adds to an existing item already in their collection! Years ago (2016) I found a book set at … Continue reading

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Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

At last it’s time for a last looky-loo at one of Disney’s most successful schemes to get our money: The Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s Gift Set (2005). Yes, it’s everything you had done without for so long but couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Aladdin Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

And we’re back with another item from the wonderful minds of Disney marketing that you just didn’t know you needed until you knew you needed it: the Aladdin Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set (2004). I’ve shared my Lion King … Continue reading

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The Lion King Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

For awhile, Disney was playing a game with movie collectors. First they would release a regular DVD version of the movie. This would have one disc and not many extras. Keep in mind, this was before the days of Blu-ray. … Continue reading

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Places: ‘Aloha From Hawaii’ Promotional Booklet

Old promotional booklets are a wonderful way to see what a place in the world was like ‘back in the day’, as it were. Hawaii has always been an exotic location that many want to visit, me included, but likely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy

Publisher: New American Library Year: 1968 Pages: 176 Type: Softcover ISBN: N/A “For Stan – The onlie begetter.” – Shakespeare (in part) There have been countless comedy teams since the days of Vaudeville brought slapstick humor to the masses. Some teams added members to become … Continue reading

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Book Review: Great Moments from the films of Walt Disney

Publisher: The Rutledge Press Year: 1981 Pages: 94 Type: Softcover ISBN: 0-8173-3975-4 “Each minute of Disney animation requires 1,440 drawings.” This is a huge publication, which is perfect considering that it is basically a poster book. You could take it apart and frame the beautiful … Continue reading

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FORD TIMES Monthly Souvenir Promotional Booklet

Now we go back in time to July of 1953. The place is Detroit, MI. The mode of conveyance is not a fine FORD automobile, but a souvenir promotional booklet that was published monthly and given away to the best … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty 1958 Stamp Book

The Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Stamp Book is actually a combination colouring book and sticker album. But that would have made for a long title on the cover so… Stamp Book it is! I usually won’t buy a colouring book … Continue reading

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The Legacy Collection Lady and the Tramp CD Set

The Legacy Collection is a wonderful addition to any Disney fans music collection. The Lady and the Tramp CD set contains many extra tracks that will make you fall in love with the film all over again! Released on April … Continue reading

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