Walt's People: Vol. 23: Talking Disney with the Artists Who Knew Him



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Disney History from the Source

The Walt's People series is an oral history of all things Disney, as told by the artists, animators, designers, engineers, and executives who made it happen, from the 1920s through the present.

Walt's People: Volume features appearances by Peter Adby, Sterling Holloway, Tyrus Wong, Woolie Reitherman, Les Novros, Bill Hurtz, Paul Julian, Rudy Cataldi, Bob Harpur, Jack Hannah, Joe Potter, and Jeff Burke.

Among the hundreds of stories in this volume:

WOOLIE REITHERMAN explains the process of animation at the Disney studio, as well as the genesis of such films as Robin Hood and The Rescuers.
STERLING HOLLOWAY talks about his early years in show business as an actor, and how he met Walt Disney who cast him memorably as a voice actor in The Jungle Book.
JOE POTTER reflects upon his long career in the military and his instrumental role in planning and building Walt Disney World, both before and after Walt's death.
JEFF BURKE provides a book-length commentary about his many years as a Disney Imagineer working on theme park attractions at Walt Disney World and Epcot, and Disneyland Paris.
The entertaining, informative stories in every volume of Walt's People will please both Disney scholars and eager fans alike.


Walt's People - Talking Disney with the Artists Who Knew Him (Didier Ghez)
Peter Adby (2018-02-08,2018-03-13, Peter Adby)
Sterling Holloway: A Way with Words (2008, Joe Collura)
Sterling Holloway (Edward Summer)
Tyrus Wong (2004, EMC West)
Woolie Reitherman and Ken Anderson (Celia from Family Circle)
Woolie Reitherman (Edward Summer)
Woolie Reitherman (1972, Christopher Finch, Linda Rosenkrantz)
Les Novros, Bill Hurtz, and Paul Julian (1986, Michael Barrier)
Rudy Cataldi (Rudy Cataldi)
Bob Harpur (1994, Michael Broggie)
Jack Hannah (1985, n/a)
Joe Potter (1984, Jay Horan)
Jeff Burke (2016-06,2016-08, Didier Ghez)

About the Author:

Didier Ghez has conducted Disney research since he was a teenager in the mid '80s. His articles about the parks, animation, and vintage international Disneyana, as well as his many interviews with Disney artists, have appeared in such magazines as Disney Twenty-Three, Persistence of Vision, Tomart's Disneyana Update, Animation Journal, Animation Magazine, StoryboarD, and Fantasyline. He is the author of the books They Drew As They Pleased - The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age, Disney's Grand Tour and Disneyland Paris - From Sketch to Reality, and editor of Life in the Mouse House: Memoir of a Disney Story Artist and Inside the Whimsy Works: My Life with Walt Disney Productions. He runs The Disney History blog (disneybooks.blogspot.com), The Disney Books Network website (www.didierghez.com), and serves as managing editor of the Walt's People book series.


Didier Ghez

Condition & Attributes

Very Fine



Publishing Information

Theme Park Press

Physical Description

9 inches
6 inches
x, 302 pages