Tag Archives: Advertising

‘The Sword and the Rose’ Advertising Page

After the Second World War, Disney had money trapped in Europe. He couldn’t remove the funds for use in America so he decided to use it to make live-action films in England. Although you likely haven’t heard of this particular … Continue reading

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Orange Sipper with Mickey Mouse Image

Due to the citrus theme of the sipper it was likely sold in Walt Disney World in Florida. Walt’s second Park used to be covered in orange trees, so it’s not a stretch to connect this collectible to that location. … Continue reading

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Things: One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Cartoon Kingdom

Cartoon Kingdom is a local memorabilia store that sells all kinds of toys and collectibles featuring most of your favorite characters and IPs from movies and animation. I’ve visited the store for years and have certainly purchased my fair share … Continue reading

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‘Drink Coca-Cola in Bottles’ Tin Organizer

I have in-laws who are currently decorating their home (mainly the kitchen) with a Coca-Cola theme. Being as I prefer Coke over Pepsi, I don’t mind donating to the cause when I come across something that might fit in. My … Continue reading

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DVC ‘A Fairy Tale Vacation’ Promotional Postcards

We’ve attended three presentations for the Disney Vacation Club (or DVC) system but just haven’t been able to put it all together yet. But part of the fun of researching DVC as a holiday provider option is receiving promotional materials. … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 Die Cast 1939 Chevrolet Panel Truck

The Mother Road is so iconic that many companies have incorporated at least the number ’66’ into their names in an attempt to ride the popularity to increased business and profits. The Phillips Petroleum Company was no exception, thus: Phillips … Continue reading

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Disney’s The Great Locomotive Chase Magazine Ad Page

The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 American historical adventure film produced by Walt Disney. It was based on the real locomotive chase of 1862 which occurred during the American Civil War. Walt was a history buff and so it is not … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L. A. Times Part 2

Part 1 was fun and Part 2 of our look at the Disneyland 25 Advertising Supplement starts with a very colorful two-page center spread: So what can we look forward to during the Disneyland 25 Family Reunion? To begin with, … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L.A. Times Part 1

“Happy Birthday to a Dream” is the tagline for this insert that was added to the Los Angeles Times newspaper on January 20, 1980. As you can see from the cover picture, some artistic license was taken with the positioning … Continue reading

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Disney Print Advertising Pages

Who would have thought that a page out of an old magazine could become a collectible just because it advertised a character, candy, or a mundane service? And when you combine a beloved product with a cool spokesperson… it even … Continue reading

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