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 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
For more information be sure to visit the official TASCHEN page