Lillian Disney 1979 "Mickey Mouse Disco" Framed Poster Historic Walt Disney Prod. Historic Disney Auctions by Saturday's Toys presents..A personally owned framed theatrical release movie poster from the Southern California Malibu home of Mrs. Mickey Mouse Disco: a Cartoon Short with a Disco Beat (1979; Walt Disney Productions). When reviewing this item with Diane Disney Miller, she affirmed that as it has a RETLAW Enterprises Inc.
Inventory label on the item, it was indeed, used at the Malibu home while Mrs. Disney owned it (and as separately confirmed by former RETLAW staff). As the new home had an unmatched view of the ocean, it quickly became a favorite spot for meeting with Disney family friends and associates.
As such, this provides a reminder of the company's promotion of Walt Disney's most celebrated animated character, Mickey Mouse, particularly under the direction of the company's then-president, Ron Miller. Disney's passing in 1997. A unique offering from the Malibu home of Mrs. Walt Disney and a seldom seen opportunity to acquire an item previously held by the family of Walt Disney.
The short animated film featured on this poster includes disco music combined with classic Disney animation from the studio's most celebrated animators (including Fred Moore, Ward Kimball, Dick Lundy, Norm Ferguson, Ken Peterson, Wolfgang Reitherman, Don Towsley, Bernie Wolf, and more). The following Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts are featured in the music video. Poster is mounted and framed with original one-sheet poster folds; 27" x 41". The poster was designed by legendary Disney illustrator, Paul Wenzel. Includes the original foil inventory label from RETLAW Enterprises, Inc.
Glossy white laminate over wooden frame has some wear from use; but still in very good condition. The short was meant to capitalize on the "Saturday Night Fever" / Disco craze that had swept the nation...
As Mickey wears his platform shoes and white suit inspired by John Travolta. Howver, the disco craze had already begun to fade by 1979 / 1980 and the production quickly faded from view. In recent years, the film has gained somewhat of a cult following with a mix of classic Disney animation with the disco music era of the 1970's.
In very good condition; the item comes from the former Malibu estate of Mrs. Following the 1981 passing of her second husband, Mr. Perhaps best known for his timeless art deco interior design of the nations theatres and movie palaces of the 1920s and 30s, this remarkable artist, architect, and designers simply cannot be separated from the golden age of Hollywood. Heinsbergens formal art training would take shape as one of the first students to enroll with Mrs. Nellie Chouinard in her new school for the arts in Los Angeles, Chouinard Art Institute (later teaming with Walt Disney to form the California Institute of the Arts / CalArts).
While attending Chouinard, he would develop his skills as a muralist. Heinsbergen established his own Los Angeles design firm in 1922.His earliest contracts would include designing interiors for the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the Beverly-Wilshire Hotel, and the iconic Los Angeles City Hall yes, the one filmed during the opening credits of the 1950s Superman television series! Heinsbergen's murals can also still be seen in the Wiltern Theatre, in addition to the ceilings of El Portal de La Paz Mausoleum at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. For over half a century, Heinsbergen and his staff of over 150 artists and builders would create (and restore) the interior designs for over 700 movie palaces throughout the United States.
As the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel opened in 1928 prior to hosting the first Academy Awards presentation, Heinsbergen created the magnificent ceilings that are listed among the most beautiful in the nation. Perhaps most notably, in 1929, he would be contracted by theatre and vaudeville mogul Alexander Pantages to create the spectacular interiors for the historic Pantages Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. The two bedroom home was located on three acres of beachfront property and included two maids quarters, a swimming pool, and a three car garage. The site featured 180 degree views of the beach and also included a guest cottage.
In addition, a ten-car garage was built underneath the home to accommodate the vintage automobile collection of Heinsbergens son, Anthony T. While news reports from that time indicated that Lillian Disney had not used the home, her daughter Diane Disney Miller refuted that claim, having visited her mother several times there. She confirmed that her mother stayed at the home when she wanted to spend time near the ocean or when she wanted to host a beach side gathering of family and friends.
Includes signed Certificate of Authenticity from Saturday's Toys and Disneyana Auctions. Saturdays Toys and Disneyana Auctions. Was founded in 1994 by Southern California author and Disney historian, Dave Mason.
Having delivered over 10,000 coveted Disney treasures since then, Saturday's Toys is pleased to partner with researchers, collectors and friends throughout the world with a shared interest in the preservation of authentic and accurate Disney history. Today, online offerings of archival Disneyana keepsakes are presented in celebration of the extended times that allow for family, friends and neighbors to join in memorable gatherings that nurture the strong connections that bind a community together.These treasures are affectionately known as Saturday's Toys. In that light we present our adopted motto (with a tip of the cap to the Sherman Brothers). Oh, let's go fly a kite! Saturday's Toys and Disneyana Auctions. The item "Lillian Disney 1979 Mickey Mouse Disco Framed Poster Historic Walt Disney Prod" is in sale since Sunday, July 7, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Disneyana\Contemporary (1968-Now)\Other Disneyana". The seller is "saturdaystoys" and is located in Bakersfield, California. This item can be shipped to United States.