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Walt's People
Talking Disney with the Artists Who Knew Him - Volume 26
Didier Ghez

Walt’s People: Volume 26 features appearances by Bill Cottrell, Armand Bigle, Pierre Nicolas, Antonio Bertini, Andy Thewlis, Gunnar Mansson, Horst Koblischek, Dan Gonzales, Herb Hughes, Royal “Mickey” Clark, Marvin Davis and Marjorie Davis, Marty Sklar, Jack Lindquist, Craig McNair Wilson, Kym Murphy, and Chris Runco.

Among the hundreds of stories in this volume:

KEN O’CONNOR discusses in great detail how he built a model of the coach for Cinderella, and how Walt reacted the first time he saw it.

BOB BROUGHTON remembers the early days of Disney’s Camera Department and how he got hired “by mistake,” in 1937, at the start of his 45-year career at the Studio.

IRVING LUDWIG reminisces about Roy O. Disney, Roy’s interactions with his brother Walt and how easy it was to make the decision to set up Buena Vista Distribution.

DICK NUNIS explains how and why the “yippies” invaded Tom Sawyer Island.


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Included documents

  1. Bill Cottrell (1995; by Bob Thomas; pp 1-22)
  2. Bill Justice and Bob Broughton (1996; by Bob Thomas; pp 23-36)
  3. Ken OConnor (1998; by Bob Thomas; pp 37-42)
  4. Ken OConnor (1990; by EMC West; pp 43-49)
  5. Armand Bigle with Betty Bigle (1995; by Bob Thomas; pp 51-65)
  6. Betty Bigle and Gérald Bigle on Armand Bigle (2009; by Didier Ghez; pp 67-73)
  7. Dominique Bigle on Armand Bigle (2012; by Didier Ghez; pp 75-81)
  8. Pierre Nicolas (1991; by Didier Ghez, 1991; pp 83-88)
  9. Pierre Nicolas (2008; by Didier Ghez, 2008; pp 89-93)
  10. Antonio Bertini (1997; by Bob Thomas; pp 95-101)
  11. To the Top in Ten Years with the Family Formula (1964; by Kinematograph Weekly; pp 103-106)
  12. Disney in the Scandinavian Countries 1928-1945 (2021; by Are Myklebust; pp 107-111)
  13. Andy Thewlis (1996; by Bob Thomas; pp 113-122)
  14. Gunnar Mansson (1997; by Bob Thomas; pp 123-128)
  15. Horst Koblischek (1997; by Bob Thomas; pp 129-134)
  16. Dan Gonzales on Manuel Gonzales (2009; by François Willot, Armando Botto; pp 135-142)
  17. Irving Ludwig (1995; by Bob Thomas; pp 143-159)
  18. The Music of Treasure Island (1950; by John Huntley; pp 161-162)
  19. Herb Hughes (2016; by Didier Ghez; pp 163-168)
  20. Royal "Mickey" Clark (2008; by Jim Korkis & Didier Ghez; pp 169-174)
  21. Royal "Mickey" Clark (1996; by Bob Thomas; pp 175-179)
  22. Marvin Davis and Marjorie Davis (1995; by Bob Thomas; pp 181-195)
  23. Marty Sklar (1995; by Bob Thomas; pp 197-211)
  24. Dick Nunis (1996; by Bob Thomas; pp 213-231)
  25. Jack Lindquist (1995; by Bob Thomas; pp 233-243)
  26. Craig McNair Wilson (2008; by Jim Korkis; pp 245-253)
  27. Kym Murphy (2018, 2019; by Didier Ghez; pp 255-313)
  28. Chris Runco (2018, 2019; by Didier Ghez; pp 315-453)



Source type Book Series
Volume 26
Language en
Document type Book
Media type text
Page count 474
Pages pp. 1-474


Id 6683
Availability Purchasable
Inserted 2022-02-28