The Art of Walt Disney: From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms

The Art of Walt Disney: From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms Review

Based on hundreds of interviews with Disney staff members past and present, this story of Walt Disney and his company's vast artistic achievements through the decades contains more than 800 illustrations ranging from concept art to film stills to vie...

Title:The Art of Walt Disney: From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms
Edition Language:English

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    The Art of Walt Disney: From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms Reviews

  • Sesana

    This, apparently the most recent edition of The Art of Walt Disney, dates from 2004. For context, that was the year Home on the Range and Incredibles was released. California Adventure and DisneySea w...

  • Koen Kop

    One of the most beautiful and educative books I ever read. Shows you how f.i. "Snow White" came to be not simply an astounding movie, but one of the 20th century's major works of art. (I lent this won...

  • Tracey

    [NOTE: I am reading the 1973 version, so the last movie referenced is The Aristocats A massive coffee-table format book that delves into history of the Walt Disney Studios through the artwork of its c...

  • Alenka

    Having read the biography of Disney this was a nice follow-up. It deals mainly (as the title implies) with the artistic side of the business: how Disney started as a company, what innovations they bro...

  • Jelena Nemet

    All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them....

  • Sydney Smith

    Do you ever wonder what made Walt Disney want to make his company? Then you should read the nonfiction book The Art of Walt Disney- From Mickey Mouse to The Magic Kingdoms by Christopher Finch. In the...

  • Vimacone

    There have been several updated versions over the years. The one that I have is the original 1973 version, which is what I'll be describing. There are several production sketches and drawings which I ...

  • Ellen

    Walt Disney was born in 1901, into a world that was just beginning to test the bounds of photography and stop-action photos that were the beginnings of animation. He began his craft at the Kansas City...

  • Luke White

    I read the version which has been updated to include Tangled and Disney's California Adventure park expansion. I found the book as a whole to be a fascinating dive into animation history offering comp...

  • Sarah

    A fascinating look into the processes of Walt Disney's many creative projects -- from his early animated cartoons and feature films, to the planning and beginnings of Disneyland and Walt Disney World ...