A Brief History of the Walt Disney Studios

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present “A Brief History of the Walt Disney Studios”, an Exhibition and Auction. This one-of-a-kind auction examines the events and individuals that helped build the Walt Disney Studios and theme parks into what we know them as today. This auction contains remarkable artifacts from Walt’s early life, such as a stock certificate for Walt’s animation company “Laugh-O-Gram” Studios, as well as Walt Disney’s personal business card from his time working on the Oswald cartoons. This auction also contains such items as animators’ desks and furniture from the Walt Disney Studios, rare animation artwork from the 1920s up through the Disney Renaissance, original Disneyland props and artifacts, as well as the original brownline that Walt Disney first drew the boundary of Disneyland on. This remarkable auction contains nearly 600 items, and represents almost 100 years of creativity and imagination from the mind of Walt Disney and the employees of the Walt Disney Studios.
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Harper Goff's Firehouse Five Plus Two Archive.251 - Harper Goff's Firehouse Five Plus Two Archive.
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(c.1950s-70s) An incredible archive of photos, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and more which belonged to Harper Goff. This items document Goff'...
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Collection of (6) "Firehouse Five Plus Two" Records.252 - Collection of (6) "Firehouse Five Plus Two" Records.
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(Good Time Jazz Record Co., 1955-60) A collection of (6) Firehouse Five Plus Two 12-inch LP records in their original sleeves. This collection include
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Collection of (8) "Firehouse Five Plus Two" Records.253 - Collection of (8) "Firehouse Five Plus Two" Records.
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(Good Time Jazz Record Co., 1950s) A collection of (8) Firehouse Five Plus Two records. This grouping includes five 7-inch records, two of which are i
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"Firehouse Five Plus Two" Recording Photo.254 - "Firehouse Five Plus Two" Recording Photo.
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(1950s) A large photograph of the Firehouse Five Plus Two in a recording studio, from the personal collection of band-member Harper Goff. This 10.75...
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Original Production Cel from "How To Dance".255 - Original Production Cel from "How To Dance".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1953) An original production cel of the members of the Firehouse Five Plus Two from the 1953 Goofy short "How To Dance&qu...
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Original Production Cel from "101 Dalmatians".256 - Original Production Cel from "101 Dalmatians".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1961) An original production cel featuring Cruella de Vil from "101 Dalmatians". The cel measures 8.5"x11"...
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Original Production Cel from "The Sword in the Stone".257 - Original Production Cel from "The Sword in the Stone".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1963) An original production cel featuring Merlin from "The Sword in the Stone". This cel of Merlin was originally s...
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Original Production Cel from "Goliath II".258 - Original Production Cel from "Goliath II".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1960) An original production cel featuring Goliath II from "Goliath II". The cel was sold at Disneyland's "...
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Tommy Kirk Signed "Swiss Family Robinson" Trousers.259 - Tommy Kirk Signed "Swiss Family Robinson" Trousers.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1960) A pair of screen-used trousers from the production of "Swiss Family Robinson". These pants were worn by Tommy ...
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"Swiss Family Robinson" Complete Set of Lobby Cards.260 - "Swiss Family Robinson" Complete Set of Lobby Cards.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1968) A complete set of (8) Lobby Cards created to promote the theatrical re-release of "Swiss Family Robinson" in 1...
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"Toby Tyler" Original Scene Concept Painting.261 - "Toby Tyler" Original Scene Concept Painting.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1960) An original scene concept painting created for Disney's live-action feature film, "Toby Tyler". This paint...
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Ceramic Flex-Let Display of Disney Character Bracelets.262 - Ceramic Flex-Let Display of Disney Character Bracelets.
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(Flex-Let, c.1960s) A ceramic store display for Disney character bracelets by Flex-Let. This display features Donald, Mickey, Pluto, and Bambi, and ha
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"Greyfriars Bobby" Promotional Campaign Booklet.263 - "Greyfriars Bobby" Promotional Campaign Booklet.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1961) A promotional campaign booklet for the release of "Greyfriars Bobby". This booklet includes information regard...
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Set of (34) Hand-Painted Disneykins by Marx.264 - Set of (34) Hand-Painted Disneykins by Marx.
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(Marx, 1961) A very rare complete "First Series" boxed set of Disneykins by Marx. These hand-painted figures were produced during the firs...
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1960s Disney Studio Christmas Cards.265 - 1960s Disney Studio Christmas Cards.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1965-69) A collection of (4) Walt Disney Studio Christmas cards for the years 1965 and 1967-69. These cards feature various Disn
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Disney Pelham Puppets Animated Store Display.266 - Disney Pelham Puppets Animated Store Display.
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(Pelham Puppets, c.1960s) A very rare animated store display created by Pelham Puppets that depicts Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Donald, and Pluto. This sho
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Collection of (5) Disney Pelham Puppets.267 - Collection of (5) Disney Pelham Puppets.
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(Pelham Puppets, c.1960s) A collection of (5) Disney character Pelham Puppets in their original boxes. The puppets include Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Dona
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Donald Duck Pelham Puppet.268 - Donald Duck Pelham Puppet.
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(Pelham Puppets, c.1950s-60s) A rare Donald Duck Pelham Puppet, believed to be a slightly older model of the mid-1960's Donald puppet. This pupp...
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Disney Legend Ken Anderson Documents & Illustrations.269 - Disney Legend Ken Anderson Documents & Illustrations.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1932-64) A collection of items relating to the incredible life and career of Disney Legend Ken Anderson. This collection include
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Ub Iwerks Signed Check.270 - Ub Iwerks Signed Check.
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(Iwerks, 1961) A very rare signed personal check from Disney Legend Ub Iwerks. The check is made out to Sears, Roebuck, and Co., on Dec 21, 1961 and i
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"Peter and the Wolf" Record & Concept Art.271 - "Peter and the Wolf" Record & Concept Art.
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(Disneyland Records, 1964) An original concept for the cover of the "Peter and the Wolf" album paired with a final version of the record. ...
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Collection of (3) RCA Victor Disney Store Displays.272 - Collection of (3) RCA Victor Disney Store Displays.
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(RCA Victor, 1963) A collection of (3) RCA Victor die-cut store displays featuring Goofy, Ludwig Von Drake, and Bongo the Bear. These displays promote
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"Mary Poppins" Original Set Design Concept.273 - "Mary Poppins" Original Set Design Concept.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1964) An original ink drawing of the Banks family home from "Mary Poppins". This concept drawing was created during ...
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Original Production Cel from "Mary Poppins".274 - Original Production Cel from "Mary Poppins".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1964) An original production cel featuring the Pearly Band from "Mary Poppins". The cel was originally sold at Disne...
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Original Production Cel from "Mary Poppins".275 - Original Production Cel from "Mary Poppins".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1964) An original hand-painted animation cel from Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins". This cel features the members of...
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"Mary Poppins" Child's Apron.276 - "Mary Poppins" Child's Apron.
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(Disneyland, 1964) A souvenir child's apron featuring imagery from "Mary Poppins". This apron measures 17"x17" and is in fin...
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"Mary Poppins" Bread Advertisement.277 - "Mary Poppins" Bread Advertisement.
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(Berwick Bakery, c.1964) A framed advertisement for "Mary Poppins Buttermilk Bread". This black and white advertisement depicts Mary Poppi...
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"Mary Poppins" Souvenir Hat.278 - "Mary Poppins" Souvenir Hat.
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(Disneyland, 1964) A souvenir hat based on a similar hat worn by Mary Poppins. The top of the hat has a posable flower and inside is a Mary Poppins me
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Mary Poppins Cut-Out Doll Book with Jane and Michael.279 - Mary Poppins Cut-Out Doll Book with Jane and Michael.
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(Watkins-Strathmore Co., 1964) A cut-out doll book featuring press-out dolls of Jane, Michael, and Mary Poppins, as well as 8 pages of cut-out clothin
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"Mary Poppins" Bert Artwork.280 - "Mary Poppins" Bert Artwork.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1970s) An original illustration of Bert from Walt Disney's feature film, "Mary Poppins". Accomplished in acryl...
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Dick Van Dyke Signed "Mary Poppins" Publicity Photo.281 - Dick Van Dyke Signed "Mary Poppins" Publicity Photo.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1980s) A photo of Bert and Mary Poppins that has been signed by Dick Van Dyke. The photo reads "God bless, Dick Van Dyk...
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Dick Van Dyke Signed "Mary Poppins" Publicity Photo.282 - Dick Van Dyke Signed "Mary Poppins" Publicity Photo.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1980s) A signed photo of Dick Van Dyke as Bert from Disney's "Mary Poppins". This photo is believed to have be...
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Set of (9) "Emil and the Detectives" Lobby Cards.283 - Set of (9) "Emil and the Detectives" Lobby Cards.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1964) A set of (9) lobby card created to promote the feature film "Emil and the Detectives". These cards feature bea...
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Original Production Cel from"The Jungle Book".284 - Original Production Cel from"The Jungle Book".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1967) An original production cel featuring Shere Khan from "The Jungle Book". Shere Khan's image size is 8.5&quo...
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Production Cel & Background from "The Jungle Book".285 - Production Cel & Background from "The Jungle Book".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1967) An original production cel and original hand-painted production background featuring Shere Khan and Kaa from "The J...
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Set of Frank Thomas "Jungle Book" Litho Color Studies.286 - Set of Frank Thomas "Jungle Book" Litho Color Studies.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1992) A very rare set of 3 original hand-colored "color studies" created by Disney Legend Frank Thomas for a set o...
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Pair of Signed "The Jungle Book" Fan Cards.287 - Pair of Signed "The Jungle Book" Fan Cards.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1967) A rare pair of fan cards featuring the characters of Disney's animated feature, "The Jungle Book". These c...
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Disney Characters Pins Store Display.288 - Disney Characters Pins Store Display.
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(c.1970s) A store display for Disney character "Clutch Pins" which were advertised as "Ideal for Hat Pins, Tie Tacks, Lapel Pins, Etc...
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Mary Blair Signed Holiday Card.289 - Mary Blair Signed Holiday Card.
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(1968) A Holiday Card written and signed by Mary Blair. The card was addressed to "Anne dear," and reads "I wish you the best, Mary B...
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Large Walt Disney Studios Plot Plan.290 - Large Walt Disney Studios Plot Plan.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1970) A large plot plan brownline that was displayed on a wall in the Walt Disney Studio during the 1970s. This plot plan is tit
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"The Sleuth" and "Professor Nefarious" Puppets.291 - "The Sleuth" and "Professor Nefarious" Puppets.
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(Tony Urbano Productions, 1978) An incredible pair of vintage puppets created for the New Mickey Mouse Club television series in 1978. These puppets d
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Collection of (3) Ceramic Cookie Jars.292 - Collection of (3) Ceramic Cookie Jars.
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(California Originals, c.1970s) A collection of (3) hand-painted ceramic cookie jars featuring Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse, believed to have been cre
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1970s Walt Disney Studio Christmas Cards.293 - 1970s Walt Disney Studio Christmas Cards.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1970-79) A collection of (10) Walt Disney Studio Christmas cards from 1970-79, with 8 original envelopes. These cards feature va
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Collection of (3) Disney Character Member Gifts.294 - Collection of (3) Disney Character Member Gifts.
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(Disneyland, 1970s-80s) A collection of (3) exclusive gifts given to members of the "Anaheim Ichthyological, Sour Mash and 5-Card Draw Society&...
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Pair of Mickey and Minnie Member Gifts with Prototype.295 - Pair of Mickey and Minnie Member Gifts with Prototype.
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(Disneyland, 1970s-90) A pair of exclusive gifts given to members of the "Anaheim Ichthyological, Sour Mash and 5-Card Draw Society". Thes...
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Collection of (3) Goofy Member Gifts.296 - Collection of (3) Goofy Member Gifts.
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(Disneyland, 1970s-91) A collection of (3) exclusive gifts given to members of the "Anaheim Ichthyological, Sour Mash and 5-Card Draw Society&q...
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Pair of Donald Duck Member Gifts.297 - Pair of Donald Duck Member Gifts.
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(Disneyland, 1984/89) A pair of exclusive gifts given to members of the "Anaheim Ichthyological, Sour Mash and 5-Card Draw Society". These...
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Set of (9) "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" Lobby Cards.298 - Set of (9) "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" Lobby Cards.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1971) A set of (9) lobby cards from "Bedknobs and Broomsticks". These lobby cards include 8 images from the film, as...
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Pair of "Robin Hood" Promotional Posters.299 - Pair of "Robin Hood" Promotional Posters.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1973) A rare pair of posters created for the promotion of Disney's "Robin Hood". These long posters feature both...
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Collection of (3) "Robin Hood" Character Cut-Outs.300 - Collection of (3) "Robin Hood" Character Cut-Outs.
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(Rombouts/Malongo, c.1970s) A collection of (3) character cut-out figures on sturdy cardboard. The set includes King John, Friar Tuck, and the Sheriff
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