One yearand the 1955 disneyland natural color guide. Disneyland picture souvenir book in natural color paperback january 1, 1955 by not given author. A great piece of history to have for those of us who remember the early days of disneyland. This souvenir from disneylands opening months, titled picture souvenir book of disneyland, was the first of its kind available to guests. It is in used condition and complete and priced right. The story of disneyland 1955 guide book park map fantasyland tomorrowland disney.
Disneyland souvenir book hardcover january 1, 2000 by disney editions author 4. Walt disneys pictorial souvenir book of disneylandvintage late. Disneyland souvenir picture book 1955 this souvenir from disneylands opening months, titled picture souvenir book of disneyland, was the first of its kind available to guests, featuring photographs in natural color of the new parks offerings. Disneyland souvenirs that will last for years disneyland. One of the shortestlived attractions at disneyland was the mickey mouse club circus, complete with trained animals, mouseketeers, trapeze artists and the like, lasted only six weeks in 1955 and 1956. An original disneyland 1955 opening day attraction celebrating some of walt disneys earliest animated films starring mickey mouse and other. Disneyland castle souvenir book cover 1956 front and. Used 1955 story of disneyland guide book concept art and. You will ride the conestoga wagon in frontierlandone of the most picturesque and vital. Disneyland 1955 record map set your trip to fantasyland mattel from usd 149. Heres how a newspaper advertisement featuring frontierland at disneyland pasadena independent, december 18, 1955 described the attraction. When the park opened its gates on july,17 1955 guests could already find a souvenir book. Disneyland, 1955 an extremely rare opening year souvenir book that features early photos and descriptions of the park.
Disneyland documents history of disney theme parks in documents. Among the stronger memories of a vintage disneyland visit were the lettered tickets, a through e, which were used for admission to each attraction. If you read my previous post on why disneyland matters today, you saw how i pointed out disneyland souvenirs and what they mean to most who buy them. When the park first opened to the public on july 18, 1955, there was a main gate admission price and each ride or attraction cost between 10. Free shipping get free shipping free 58 day shipping within the u. New book covers disneyland from a to z orange county.
Based on the product description, i was expecting to get tons of actual park maps from 1955 to. Dec 08, 2017 a disneyland souvenir book offering a complete guide to the lands of the park in 1957. Disney, disneyland, pixar pier, 1955, disney parks, happiest place on earth polkadotpawsbyabbey 5 out. Disneyland book in disney theme park souvenirs pre1968 for. It contained only a humble dl0015 flat ears mickey rays pressed penny in its cover, but, most any pressed penny collector could see at a glance it would be a hit. A facsimile reproduction of the original disneyland souvenir book printed in 1955 republished for disneyland s 50th anniversary celebration in 2005. Disneyland is where dreams come true and it all began with a vision by walt disney, which led to the opening of the first theme park in. First disneyland guidebook 1955 disney collector archives. Disneyland souvenir picture book 1955 disney collector archives. Hello and welcome to this happy place called disneyland. Disneyland 1955 picture souvenir book in natural color by. Under disneyland it says c 1955 walt disney productions.
It has some outstanding walt disney studio art of early disneyland. On main street in disneyland, visit the disney silhouette studio and get a handcut a silhouette of you or your childs head. Disneyland souvenir picture book 1955 disney collector. The story of disneyland 1955 was the parks first guide book. Jul 17, 2011 known as disneyland when it opened on july 18, 1955, and still colloquially known by that name, it is the only theme park to be designed and built under the direct supervision of walt disney. The original 1955 disneyland souvenir guide book in. How to buy your own piece of vintage disneyland in sherman oaks. Disneyland, considered the first theme park, opened in anaheim, california in 1955. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Utilizing the sets from the movie of the same name, this walkthrough attraction occupied the opera house near the parks entrance. Vintage 1955 disneyland opening ad photo magnet thin flexible fridge magnet.
May 22, 2015 walt disney sits on a rock in front of the sleeping beauty castle in the fantasyland section of disneyland on opening day of the amusement theme park in anaheim, ca. Disneyland has been producing a hardcover book every year for some time, and most years there are only slight changes made from the previous years. Picture souvenir book of disneyland in natural color, produced 1955 by american souvenir company, colourpicture, and walt disney productions. While cleaning out drawers, i found a 1955 souvenir book.
Get the best deals on vintage disneyland when you shop the largest online selection at. Disneyland in natural color 1955 1st guide book first. Vintage 1956 walt disneys welcome to disneyland brochure 1st year ending saturday at 4. The book is in very good condition with minor spine wear and a few pages have wrinkles. The story of disneyland with a complete guide 1955 inaugural year publication. About 1 58 dia please see high resolution images for any imperfections. This specific book was not available on opening day. Theme park souvenirs, vintage pre1968, disneyana, collectibles. Poster art of the disney parks a disney parks souvenir book. A facsimile reproduction of the original disneyland souvenir book printed in 1955 republished for disneylands 50th anniversary celebration in 2005.
Picture souvenir book of disneyland in natural color the full title is a. The unofficial disneyland 1955 companion theme park press. There is a video of him with the model on youtube here 23 seconds in. Walt disney on the cover of a disneyland souvenir book. Walt disneys idea for a new kind of family park began in the 1930s, while he was watching his young daughters ride a carousel. Walt disney on the cover of a disneyland souvenir book, 1955. A rare picture of the wed imagineering model for sleeping beauty castle taken before disneyland opened in 1955. In creating what would become known as disneyland, disney chose a clean, harmonious, unified environment.
Disneyland launched the conestoga wagons attraction in august 1955, the month after disneyland opened to the public. A list of attractions was presented in this early map from an early picture souvenir book. Disneyland 1955 picture souvenir book in natural color. The book is in very good condition with minor spine wear and a few pages have wrinkles that were present during the printing of the book. Vintage disneyland ticket books among the stronger memories of a vintage disneyland visit were the lettered tickets, a through e, which were used for admission to each attraction. It has the stunning picture in the back of skull rock in fantasyland, with green light glowing from the eyes.
I accept paypal, money orders and personal checks, personal checks will take at least 14 days to clear. Disneyland in natural color by richard kaufman mouseplanet. Beneath my photos is a screenshot of walt standing behind the model from the 1st episode of walt disneys disneyland called the disneyland story. This third edition of the disneyland encyclopedia is chris strodders tenth book.
Vintage disneyland ticket book framed haunted mansion. Disney stretched pressed penny books have an interesting story. A disneyland souvenir book offering a complete guide to the lands of the park in 1957. This is the 1964 book, disneyland, the rare version printed in italy by arnoldo mondadori, as an 11 x 9, hardcover. Original 1955 souvenir of disneyland magic kingdom embossed arm or toy band very good conditionpaper embossed souvenir is 5 14 x 2 58 it had glue on the back of one end to form arm band or on a toy. A bank of america with three atms to use story book shop 19551995. The skill of the artisan cast members is absolutely amazing. But it is a little different than the one in the photo. For anyone who wants to post photos or scans of vintage disneyland souvenirs, this is the pool for you.
The original 1955 disneyland souvenir guide book in excellent condition. Aug 23, 20 the other day i picked up a lot on ebay with a bunch of old photos of disneyland, a couple of old tickets, and the prize in the lot a souvenir book of disneyland in natural color. How to buy your own piece of vintage disneyland in sherman. See all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. This souvenir guidebook, officially titled the story of disneyland with a.
Disneyland souvenir picture book 1955 w park map inaugural. It has a bunch of images that were used for the first picture postcards of the park. I love this little book, its similar to disneyland on the air link but this one is actually much better. The book provides fullcolor photos, maps, and illustrations that cover the various lands and attractions of. Mouseplanet disneyland in natural color by richard kaufman.
This includes not just the normal souvenirs you couldve bought there, but paper items such as ticket books, maps, guides. Among his other works are the disneyland book of lists 2015, the childrens book a sky for henry, an adventure story for young adults called lockerboy, the comic novel the wish book, the stories light and dark collection of short fiction. Jul 28, 2012 walt disney on the cover of a disneyland souvenir book, 1955. This beautiful full color booklet 20 printed pages plus cover includes a welcome from walt disney, the story of disneyland, illustrated information pages coveringfantasyland, tomorrowland, adventureland, frontierland. Dec 20, 2005 in addition to the book behind the magic50 years of disneyland, the henry ford has produced an entire line of souvenirs to go along with the exhibit. The encyclopedia of sixties cool, a nonfiction compendium. Original 1955 souvenir of disneyland magic kingdom.
That was so we could have the booklet ready for our early visitors. One of disneylands 1955 original attractions now sells souvenirs. Vintage 1955 your guide to disneyland brochure boa with map of disneyland. Vintage 1969 disneyland walt disneys hardcover picture souvenir book. Vtg 1955 disneyland penant 1960 santa village penant 26 from usd 19. This is a simon and schuster publication, part of the mickey mouse club books collection. The original prototype disneyland souvenir penny collector limited edition elongated coin book was the start of something big. In 1955, walt disneys dream of a theme park, the first of its kind in the world, came true. And to celebrate it, here is a pictorial and artwork article that you should like well, i hope. Lockerboy, an adventure novel published in 2002 by red hen press, uses an invented disneylandlike park as a major setting.
A book shop operated by western publishing babes in toyland exhibit 19611963. Money back guarantee ensures you receive the item you ordered or get your money back. However, even before the park opened there were pictorial souvenir guide books available for purchase. Jul 05, 2008 its disneyland 53th anniversary today. Sep 09, 2006 to all who come to this happy place, welcome. An unused souvenir guide mailing envelope is also included. Hi, this is an auction for a 1955 disneyland picture souvenir book in natural color. Jun 28, 2017 disneyland souvenir picture book 1955 posted on june 28, 2017 july 8, 2019 by the curator this souvenir from disneylands opening months, titled picture souvenir book of disneyland, was the first of its kind available to guests, featuring photographs in natural color of the new parks offerings. The booklet is in approxmiately very good overall condition with some wear and a name written on the front cover. But when a big anniversary year comes like this years 50th, they change the title and cover to reflect the special occassion. But since its opening in 1955, the theme park has changed a lot. Souvenir saturday brings us a great 1955 book little man of disneyland.
It was a cute book, with nice pictures, but it was really hodgepodge. Unfollow disneyland 1955 to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The book is 45 years old as i write this, hard to believe that disneyland, opening in 1955, is already over 50 years old. I was expecting the writing to be more comprehensive, since it is supposed to be disneyland through the decades, but there didnt seem to be much rhyme or reason in what was included and what was left out. Its not a golden book like donald duck in disneyland link or a whitman book like donald duck goes to disneyland link. Jan 31, 2016 even though disneyland celebrated its 60th anniversary last year, its still considered by many the happiest place on earth. Jun 28, 2017 first disneyland guidebook 1955 posted on june 28, 2017 august 8, 2019 by the curator this souvenir guidebook, officially titled the story of disneyland with a complete guide to fantasyland, tomorrowland, adventureland, frontierland, main street u. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Somehow, taking a piece or many pieces for some home from the park makes the visit last just a little bit longer. They can outline any head with a hat or without to create an inexpensive souvenir that.
This is the real one from 1955 not the copy sold for the 50th brithday. This group encompasses photo or scans of disneyland souvenirs from the classic era roughly 1955 1990. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you. Disneyland s picture souvenir book, 1955 disneyland is where dreams come true and it all began with a vision by walt disney, which led to the opening of the first theme park in anaheim, california on july 17, 1955. Apr 15, 2020 1955 excerpts one familiar greeting at the main entrance has welcomed over 400 million guests since the opening of disneyland park in 1955. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. This is a 1955 disneyland souvenir picture guidebook depicting the wonders of the theme part at that time. The book itself is somewhat smaller in size, but it makes up for it with fun. Several of his books before this one have some connection to disneyland. Jun 14, 2008 its souvenir saturday with walt disneys donald duck goes to disneyland 1955. If you are not familiar with this book, it was the first guide book made of the park, and was originally released in 1955. Disney historian jim korkis entertaining tale of an american pop culture icon is powerpacked with details, and the most thorough account of disneyland s early days ever published.1660 1687 1162 1564 1237 1478 1300 1372 859 233 1164 120 511 1233 459 776 1517 434 967 366 837 97 1213 1295 1087 1489 1111 1270 1050