The Walt Disney Film Archives: The Animated Movies 1921-1968 (New Book)

 The Walt Disney Film Archives. The Animated Movies 1921–1968
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TASCHEN‘s ‘Archives’ series is releasing The Walt Disney Film Archives: The Animated Movies 1921-1968 this week.  This 620 plus page book features projects from black and white films up through the major animated feature created during Walt’s lifetime.   Plus a look at some concept art from films that were never made.    This large format (18.8 x 2.5 x 12.8 inches) may make a great addition to your library.

The Walt Disney Film Archives. The Animated Movies 1921–1968 - Snow White
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The book features:

  • 1,500 images including behind-the-scenes photos, story sketches, and cel setups of famous film scenes
  • Essays by eminent Disney experts, providing insight into the mind of Walt Disney
  • Images from lesser-known experimental short films, episodic music films, and unfinished projects
  • Behind-the-scenes insight with excerpts from story conferences with Walt and his staff and rare pictures taken by Disney studio photographers.
  • Contributors/Authors include: John Lasseter, Leonard Maltin, Dave Smith, Charles Solomon, J. B. Kaufman, Russell Merritt, Brian Sibley, and Didier Ghez
The Walt Disney Film Archives. The Animated Movies 1921–1968 - Fantasia
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For more information be sure to visit the official TASCHEN page


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