Category Archives: Promotions

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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DISNEYLAND 1968 Pictorial Souvenir & GUIDE

Once again we travel back in time and visit a Disney park as it was, this time in 1968. Disneyland had only been open for 13 short years, but had already undergone some significant changes from opening day. Let’s do … Continue reading

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WALT DISNEY WORLD 1983 Pictorial Souvenir and GUIDE

Some of the best pieces of merchandise Disney ever put on the shelves were, and are, the wonderful pictorial souvenir booklets! You could buy one to remember your visit or collect them all over the years to get a clear … Continue reading

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Minnie Mouse SIGHTED in London, ON

Friends of mine were checking out the¬†Masonville Mall in London, ON and came across a famous Disney personality: How to Draw a Crowd 101 Apparently she was there with Mickey (not pictured) to help open a new Disney Store! This … Continue reading

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DONALD DUCK Florida ORANGE JUICE Vintage Can

I have seen these great vintage orange juice cans for years along with the miniature reproductions but have never been to a place that had one for sale. Today I was visiting a flea market/antique store and there one was, … Continue reading

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Disney Bus Advertising Signs

Walt Disney World is unique because of its size. To help guests get around there is a need for a huge network of transportation vehicles, mainly buses: Newer design But it’s what’s inside these buses that interests us today. As … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mickey Mouse Club Scrapbook

Earlier on the blog I did a review of the Special Souvenir Edition (SSE) of this book. This post will focus on the regular edition, as it were. This book was compiled by Keith Keller and published by Grosset & … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Cars: Walmart Wally Hauler

Although I realize many are not big Walmart fans, I think we all have to admit they do have some good pricing, and at times, some very good merchandise. This is quite often true of their toy department. Over the … Continue reading

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