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    Walt Disney Studio Holiday Card and Ephemera Group (Walt Disney, 1930s). Ade Woolery (1909-1992) began in camera department at Walt Disney Studios in 1936 and began shooting pencil tests. He was promoted to the multiplane camera on The Old Mill and then moved over to Camera Production. He was directly responsible for 20% of the footage on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He then supervised final production on Pinocchio, Fantasia, Bambi, Dumbo and many shorts. Here, from his personal archives is a wild look into the daily workings at the Disney Studio prior to the Strike. This lot has a brochure for Walt's Field Day, an all company outing held on June 4, 1938 at Lake Norconian. Preliminary two page typed notes on the day as well as a 5-page itinerary of the event is included. Hotel reservations showcase a who's who of animation. The lot also includes a Snow White, Pinocchio, and Fantasia multi-page studio holiday card, as well as a 1949 UPA studio holiday card and a 1939 personal Christmas card to Ade from Ward Kimball. It is signed B and W on his Grizzly Flats stationary with a self-portrait toy caricature post card. And finally, a studio flyer that says Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Walt and Roy with nothing but poor news headlines behind the Holiday greeting. Bottom of the flyer says "What the hell, come on over to Victor's this afternoon and have a drink on us!" Slight fade here and there; otherwise in Good condition. Playhouse Pictures Archive.

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