A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World

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Van Eaton Galleries is proud to present A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World, an exhibition and auction event. This auction is our largest ever, containing over 1500 items from the history of Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Highlights from this collection include a WED Imagineering file copy of the 1953 Disneyland Prospectus, an original animatronic Small World Doll, a PeopleMover ride vehicle, the original Penny Arcade sign, and singing animatronic tiki birds from the Enchanted Tiki Room, as well as additional props, documentation, manuals, cast member attire, and countless other artifacts from the history of the Disney Parks. We hope you join us for the free exhibit leading up to this historic 2-day auction event on December 7th and 8th!
All items are sold as is. Contact Van Eaton Galleries for condition reports and shipping information. 21% Buyer's Premium for all lots.
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Main Street City Hall Original Doors.251 - Main Street City Hall Original Doors.
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(Disneyland, 1955) An incredible pair of wooden doors originally installed during construction of the Main Street, U.S.A. City Hall in 1955. Most of t
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Candlestick Phone from Walt Disney's Apartment.252 - Candlestick Phone from Walt Disney's Apartment.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s-80s) An extremely rare candlestick phone that was used in Walt Disney's apartment above the Fire Station in Disneyland'...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Pair of Main Street Trolley Signs.253 - Pair of Main Street Trolley Signs.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A pair of original signs used within the iconic Main Street trolley. These old-timey signs advertised for other Disneyland attra
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Unused Disneyland Survey Marker.254 - Unused Disneyland Survey Marker.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A very rare survey marker created for use within Disneyland. This particular marker was unused, however survey markers like thes
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Opening Day Gold-Plated VIP Yale & Towne Key.255 - Opening Day Gold-Plated VIP Yale & Towne Key.
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(Disneyland, 1955) An extremely rare souvenir house key given to guests who attended Disneyland's preview day on July 17th, 1955. The key, creat...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Main Street Tobacco Shop Mirror Sign.256 - Main Street Tobacco Shop Mirror Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A stunning original glass sign from the entrance to the Main Street Tobacconist Shop. The intricate techniques used in the creat
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Disneyland "First Visitors" Signed Photo.257 - Disneyland "First Visitors" Signed Photo.
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(Disneyland, 1989) A signed black-and-white photo of Walt Disney and the park's first visitors. On July 17, 1955, Walt Disney opened the gates t...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Main Street Blue Ribbon Bakery Sign.258 - Main Street Blue Ribbon Bakery Sign.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) An original park sign from the Blue Ribbon Bakery on Main Street. The sign has a small note on the back indicating that this sig
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Main Street Window Display Raccoon Figure.259 - Main Street Window Display Raccoon Figure.
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(Disneyland, 1970s) An original Raccoon prop figure used within a Bambi themed window display at the Main Street Emporium. Composed of dense foam coat
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Jiminy Cricket Main Street Figurine.260 - Jiminy Cricket Main Street Figurine.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s-80s) An extremely rare display figure of Jiminy Cricket. This beautifully crafted figure was created by the same WED Imagineering
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Main Street Window Display Prop.261 - Main Street Window Display Prop.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) A hand-painted Mickey Mouse prop, attributed to a Main Street window display from the 1980s. Created in resin with a metal rod a
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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The Rescuers Window Display Prop.262 - The Rescuers Window Display Prop.
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(Disneyland, 1977) A very rare prop used in a The Rescuers themed Main Street Emporium window display. Modeled after one of the villainous crocodiles
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Robin Hood Friar Tuck Window Display.263 - Robin Hood Friar Tuck Window Display.
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(Disneyland, c.1970s) A wonderfully detailed window display figure of Friar Tuck from the animated film Robin Hood. This figure was part of a larger w
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Guest Relations Male Cast Member Summer Costume.264 - Guest Relations Male Cast Member Summer Costume.
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(Disneyland, c.2000s) An original costume worn by male cast members as part of Disneyland's guest relations division. This style of costume, in ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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"Main Street Vehicles" Signed Operations Guide.265 - "Main Street Vehicles" Signed Operations Guide.
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(Disneyland, 1966) An extremely rare operational procedures guidebook created for cast members working with the various Main Street vehicles. The guid
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Liberty Square Hall of Presidents Script.266 - Liberty Square Hall of Presidents Script.
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(Disneyland, 1961) An incredibly rare WED Imagineering file copy of the script for the presentation pitch for One Nation Under God, the early iteratio
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Molded Latex Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln267 - Molded Latex Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln
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(Disneyland, c.1980s) An incredible molded latex Lincoln head from Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln. The latex face was created by Disney Imagineers whi
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Brochure & Gate Flyer.268 - Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Brochure & Gate Flyer.
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(Disneyland, 1965) A brochure from Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln and a gate flyer for the summer of 1965. The bi-fold brochure contains excerpts from
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Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Opening Year Manual.269 - Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Opening Year Manual.
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(Disneyland, 1965) An extremely rare employee manual created for cast members working the premiere season of the Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln attrac
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The Walt Disney Story Press Kit.270 - The Walt Disney Story Press Kit.
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(Disneyland, 1973) A rare press kit folder from the opening events of The Walt Disney Story in 1973. The outer folder bears the attraction's nam...
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"The Band Concert" Main Street Cinema Poster Artwork.271 - "The Band Concert" Main Street Cinema Poster Artwork.
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(Disneyland, c.1980s-90s) A large print featuring the line art for a Main Street Cinema poster. Featuring imagery based on the 1935 Mickey Mouse short
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Main Street Cinema Step Light.272 - Main Street Cinema Step Light.
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(Disneyland, c.1990s) A metal light cover from the Main Street Cinema featuring a charming Mickey-head cutout. This plate was set into the stairs of t
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Main Street Cinema "Traffic Troubles" Poster.273 - Main Street Cinema "Traffic Troubles" Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1985) A very rare hand-silkscreened poster created for Disneyland's Main Street Cinema. The walls of the Cinema are decorated with ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Main Street Cinema "The Dognapper" Poster.274 - Main Street Cinema "The Dognapper" Poster.
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(Disneyland, 1985) A very rare hand-silkscreened poster created for Disneyland's Main Street Cinema. The walls of the Cinema are decorated with ...
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Group of (3) Disneyland Opening Day Pennants.275 - Group of (3) Disneyland Opening Day Pennants.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A charming group of (3) souvenir pennants from the opening year of the park. The pennants are made of felt and this group include
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Pair of 1955 Tinker Bell & Castle Pennants.276 - Pair of 1955 Tinker Bell & Castle Pennants.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A charming pair of early souvenir pennants featuring Tinker Bell and Sleeping Beauty Castle. The pair includes one red pennant an
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Red and White Disneyland Pennant.277 - Red and White Disneyland Pennant.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A rare souvenir pennant from the early years at Disneyland. The pennant measures 6.5"x18" and is in good condition w...
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Disneyland Souvenir Pennant on Wooden Dowel.278 - Disneyland Souvenir Pennant on Wooden Dowel.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A vintage souvenir felt pennant from Disneyland that comes displayed on a wooden dowel. The pennant features an image of Sleepin
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Disneyland Character Pennant.279 - Disneyland Character Pennant.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A very rare Disneyland souvenir pennant featuring imagery of Sleeping Beauty Castle and popular Disney characters with stylized
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Blue Mickey Mouse Pennant.280 - Blue Mickey Mouse Pennant.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A blue felt pennant featuring Mickey Mouse. Measuring 9"x24", the pennant is in good condition with minor creasing a...
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Blue Sleeping Beauty Castle Pennant.281 - Blue Sleeping Beauty Castle Pennant.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A beautiful dark blue and gold felt pennant featuring imagery of Sleeping Beauty Castle and decorative Disneyland lettering. The
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Set of (3) Disneyland Anniversary Pennants.282 - Set of (3) Disneyland Anniversary Pennants.
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(Disneyland, 1978-85) A wonderful set of (3) commemorative pennants created to celebrate the 25th and 30th anniversaries of Disneyland, as well as Mic
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Red Mickey Mouse Pennant.283 - Red Mickey Mouse Pennant.
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(Disneyland, c.1960s) A unique felt pennant featuring imagery of Mickey Mouse. Measuring 8.75"x23", the pennant is in good condition overa...
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Eleanore Welborn Disneyland Ceramic Dish.284 - Eleanore Welborn Disneyland Ceramic Dish.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A beautiful ceramic dish created by Eleanore Welborn, featuring imagery of the Main Street Station at Disneyland. Measuring 4.5...
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Pair of Vintage Disneyland Souvenir Plates.285 - Pair of Vintage Disneyland Souvenir Plates.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A pair of Disneyland souvenir plates featuring Sleeping Beauty Castle and imagery of the various lands of the park. The plates r
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Lands and Attractions Metal Ashtray.286 - Lands and Attractions Metal Ashtray.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s) A metal Disneyland ashtray featuring imagery of the various lands and attractions from the early years of the park. The center s
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Disneyland Scalloped Glass Plate.287 - Disneyland Scalloped Glass Plate.
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(Disneyland, c.1968) A gorgeous souvenir glass plate from Disneyland that represents the various lands and attractions of the park. The limited color
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Canape Plate Set Limited Edition.288 - Canape Plate Set Limited Edition.
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(Disneyland, c.1995) A limited edition plate set sold in The Disney Store around the time of Disneyland's 40th anniversary. This "Canape Pl...
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Disneyland Souvenir Letter & Tinker Bell Gift Bag.289 - Disneyland Souvenir Letter & Tinker Bell Gift Bag.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A Disneyland-themed souvenir letter and gift bag from the early days of the park. The tri-fold letter features charming color ill
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Set of (4) Main Street Vehicle Tin Trays.290 - Set of (4) Main Street Vehicle Tin Trays.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s-60s) A set of (4) tin trays featuring imagery of the various early Main Street vehicles. Depicted are two horse-drawn firetrucks,
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Collection of (104) Disneyland Postcards.291 - Collection of (104) Disneyland Postcards.
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(Disneyland, 1960s-80s) A collection of (104) Disneyland postcards from three decades of park operation. The postcards feature a variety of imagery of
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Lot of (4) Disneyland Pre-Opening Greeting Cards.292 - Lot of (4) Disneyland Pre-Opening Greeting Cards.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A group of (4) unused pre-opening greeting cards depicting early concept artwork of park attractions. These rare cards feature ve
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Disneyland Souvenir Bag.293 - Disneyland Souvenir Bag.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s-60s) A small souvenir bag from Disneyland featuring several Disney characters in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. Measuring 7&q...
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Donald Duck Squeaker Hat Souvenir.294 - Donald Duck Squeaker Hat Souvenir.
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(Disneyland, c.1950s-60s) An early Donald Duck child's hat with working squeaker in its bill. The original Disneyland ribbon is still adhered to...
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"Let's Build Disneyland" Punch-Out Activity Book.295 - "Let's Build Disneyland" Punch-Out Activity Book.
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(Disneyland, 1957) A rare "Let's Build Disneyland" souvenir activity book by Whitman Publishing. The book features great vibrant image...
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Disneyland Magnetic Game Globe in Box.296 - Disneyland Magnetic Game Globe in Box.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A rare Disneyland game globe featuring illustrations of an assortment of Disneyland attractions that the players move their magne
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Disneyland Tin Litho Drum Lamp.297 - Disneyland Tin Litho Drum Lamp.
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(Disneyland, c.1955) A colorful tin drum lamp featuring iconic Disney characters in front of Disneyland. The lamp measures 6.25"x3.75" and...
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Rare Disneyland Play Set by Marx.298 - Rare Disneyland Play Set by Marx.
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(Marx, 1959) An extremely rare vintage Disneyland play set created by Marx. This set contains: a 2-piece play mat, (12) building facades, the King Art
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Aladdin Industries Walt Disney School Bus Lunch Box.299 - Aladdin Industries Walt Disney School Bus Lunch Box.
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(Aladdin, c.1950s-60s) A classic metal Disneyland lunchbox featuring a school bus design with iconic Walt Disney characters peeking their heads out of
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"Walt Disney's Little Man of Disneyland" Book.300 - "Walt Disney's Little Man of Disneyland" Book.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A hardcover Little Golden Book titled "Walt Disney's Little Man of Disneyland." The book tells the story of Patrick...
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