Lot 1576: WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1967 CALIFORNIA. LOS ANGELES. Not More than 100000 Common Shares, specimen. purple, black. No 91968. Attractive piece with portrait of Walt himself, and many Disney characters. Disney started his film career in cartoons ; Mickey was his first successful character, in 1928. Large-scale merchandising was a feature from as early as the 1930s. The first full-length feature film was Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs (1937). 1950 saw the first live action film (Treasure Island) and more followed, together with nature documentaries. Disneyland opened near Los Angeles in 1955. Disney himself died in 1966, but the company continued to produce very popular and profitable films. Walt Disney World, Florida, opened 1971. Later Disney Parks were opened in Paris and Tokyo as well.
Condition Report: EF