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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Collection of Vernon Kilns "Fantasia" Ostrich Figures.141 - Collection of Vernon Kilns "Fantasia" Ostrich Figures.
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(Vernon Kilns, 1940) A beautiful and rare collection of (3) ceramic Ostrich figures created by Vernon Kilns and inspired by Disney's "Fanta...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Collection of Vernon Kilns "Fantasia" Hippo Figures.142 - Collection of Vernon Kilns "Fantasia" Hippo Figures.
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(Vernon Kilns, 1940) A collection of (3) ceramic Hippo figures created by Vernon Kilns and based on Disney's "Fantasia". These figures...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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"Dumbo" Original Production Cel.143 - "Dumbo" Original Production Cel.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1941) An original production cel featuring Dumbo, Timothy, and a Crow from "Dumbo". The cels have been trimmed to im...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Pair of "Dumbo" W.L. Stensgaard Store Displays.144 - Pair of "Dumbo" W.L. Stensgaard Store Displays.
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(W.L. Stensgaard & Associates, c.1941) An incredibly rare pair of hand-painted "Dumbo" promotional store displays. These store display...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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"Dumbo" Stork & Crow Figures by Vernon Kilns.145 - "Dumbo" Stork & Crow Figures by Vernon Kilns.
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(Vernon Kilns, 1941) A pair of extremely rare ceramic figures created by Vernon Kilns and based on Disney's "Dumbo". The figures inclu...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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"Bambi" Original Production Cel and Background.146 - "Bambi" Original Production Cel and Background.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1942) A stunning original cel and production background setup featuring Bambi, Thumper, and Rabbits from "Bambi". Th...
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Start Price : 7,500.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Frank Thomas Painting Kit & Skates Used During "Bambi".147 - Frank Thomas Painting Kit & Skates Used During "Bambi".
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1942) A pair of ice skates and a painting kit which belonged to Disney Legend Frank Thomas. During the creation of Disney...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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"The Story of Bambi" Lamp148 - "The Story of Bambi" Lamp
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(The Dolly Toy Co., 1940s) A storybook lamp with imagery from "Bambi" made by The Dolly Toy Co. This lamp features an open storybook with ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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"Bambi" Handbook of Production Information.149 - "Bambi" Handbook of Production Information.
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(Walt Disney Studios, c.1947) A handbook of Production Information for Walt Disney's "Bambi", created by Charles Levy of Disney's ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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"Bambi" Promotional Campaign Booklet.150 - "Bambi" Promotional Campaign Booklet.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1960s) A promotional campaign booklet for the re-release of "Bambi". This booklet includes information regarding pre...
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The Sketch Book Series - Bambi.151 - The Sketch Book Series - Bambi.
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(Applewood Books, 1997) A hardcover book titled "Walt Disney's Bambi: The Sketch-Book Series". This book features sketches and tipped-...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Original Production Cel from "How to Ride a Horse".152 - Original Production Cel from "How to Ride a Horse".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1941) An original hand-painted animation cel from Disney's short film "How to Ride a Horse", which was shown as ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Original Production Cel from "Canine Patrol".153 - Original Production Cel from "Canine Patrol".
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1941) An original hand-painted animation cel from Disney's short film "Canine Patrol", placed on a hand-painted ...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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"Reason and Emotion" Production Background.154 - "Reason and Emotion" Production Background.
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(Walt Disney Studios, 1943) A rare hand-painted production background from Walt Disney's war-time propaganda short film, "Reason and Emotio...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Walt Disney Retrospective Exhibition Catalogue.155 - Walt Disney Retrospective Exhibition Catalogue.
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(Los Angeles County Museum, 1940) A catalogue from the Los Angeles County Museum "Retrospective Exhibition of the Walt Disney Medium". The...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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"Walt Disney's Parade" Picture Album & Catalog.156 - "Walt Disney's Parade" Picture Album & Catalog.
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(Hatchette, c.1940) A French/Dutch-language picture album titled "Walt Disney's Parade" and a miniature catalog. This album contains i...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Collection of (5) Disney Comic Strip Books.157 - Collection of (5) Disney Comic Strip Books.
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(General Mills, c.1940s) A collection of (5) Wheaties cereal box comic strips. This collection includes the comics from the "B," "G,&...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Donald and Daisy Ceramic Bowl.158 - Donald and Daisy Ceramic Bowl.
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(c.1940s-50s) A ceramic bowl featuring Donald and Daisy Duck. The bowl measures 5.5" in diameter and 3.25" tall and is in very good condit...
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Walt Disney Character Merchandise Book.159 - Walt Disney Character Merchandise Book.
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(Walt Disney Mickey Mouse Ltd., c.1940s) A merchandise book from England titled "Mickey Mouse Presents Walt Disney Character Merchandise"....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mary Blair and Lee Blair Costume Party Photo.160 - Mary Blair and Lee Blair Costume Party Photo.
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(1940s) A photo from the estate of Disney Legend Mary Blair. This photo depicts Mary and her husband Lee dressed in costume at a party in the 1940s. T
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