Category Archives: Ephemera

DVC ‘A Fairy Tale Vacation’ Promotional Postcards

We’ve attended three presentations for the Disney Vacation Club 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. Once on … 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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Fantasia 2000 Press Kit with EPCOT Flamingo

Walt Disney was always looking for ways to push the boundaries of animation but in 1940 he may have pushed them a little too far. Although the movie Fantasia is considered a classic today, it wasn’t very well received upon … 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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Walt Disney World News August 1973

From the third year of operation comes this wonderful mono-colored newspaper with all the scuttlebutt from The Happiest Place on Earth, Walt Disney World! So what was all the rage, or what Disney wanted to plug, in the Fall of … Continue reading

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The Disneyland News Special Edition 1985

The Disneyland News was sold as ‘Disneyland’s Hometown Newspaper’ and was available as a promotional souvenir during the Park’s early years. You could buy it off the rack or from newsboys all along Main Street U.S.A. for just 10 cents, … Continue reading

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Cinderella Castle Through the Years at Walt Disney World

For many of us it’s been awhile since we’ve seen this beautiful structure in person. So today we’re going to have a look at the splendor that is Cinderella Castle by means of vintage postcards. We will start from a … Continue reading

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Winnie the Pooh Canadian Stamps

I doubt this envelope is all stuffed with fluff but it could be stuffed with imagination! Winnie the Pooh sprang from the imagination of A. A. Milne as a way to entertain his son, Christopher Robin. But all these years … Continue reading

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