Friday, December 27, 2019

I spent part of the Xmas break editing a long (and fascinating) interview of Imagineer Roger Broggie, which will be released in Walt's People - Volume 25. In that interview, Roger mentions that when he retired he was replaced as the head of MAPO by astronaut Gordon Cooper.

I thought some of you might want to know that last year Cooper released his autobiography, which seems to contain a few pages about his Disney career...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

 This is a new Italian art book which I will soon buy on

Sunday, December 15, 2019

With the holidays right around the corner, I would like to remind all of you that there are still a few copies available of the newly released monograph by JB Kaufman about The Making of Walt Disney's Fun and Fancy Free.  This is a great hard-cover, full-color, 148-page long, heavily-illustrated (more than 150 illustrations) publication. All of you who are interested in Disney history will love it.

We do not know if this monograph will be re-printed so I would encourage to get your copy now.

(For our European members: The French distributor should have copies available by mid to late January.)

Monday, December 09, 2019

Volume 1 and Volume 2 of Bill Kroyer and Tom Sito's On Animation: The Director's Perspective look like two excellent books that I will definitely have to buy. I wish they were a little cheaper, though...

Friday, December 06, 2019

I just got a copy of the new Art of Frozen II book and it is pure delight. I simply cannot get enough of those beautiful concept sketches and character designs.

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Sunday, December 01, 2019

It took a little longer than expected but I am glad to announce that Walt's People - Volume 23 has just been released!

Here is the table of contents:

Foreword: Tom Sito
The Letters of Peter Adby
Joe Collura: Sterling Holloway - A Way with Words
Edward Summer: Sterling Holloway
EMC West: Tyrus Wong
Family Circle magazine: Ken Anderson and Woolie Reitherman
Edward Summer: Woolie Reitherman
Christopher Finch and Linda Rosenkrantz: Woolie Reitherman
Michael Barrier: Les Novros, Bill Hurtz, and Paul Julian
Didier Ghez: Rudy Cataldi
Michael Broggie: Bob Harpur
Jack Hannah
Jay Horan: Joe Potter
Didier Ghez: Jeff Burke