Late 20th century Disney in print

The wonderful world of Disney as seen in TVTA’s print ad collection 1967 – 1999.

1982. Mickey Mouse 50. Miran Studio. Idea. Japan.

The Walt Disney Company was founded in the US in 1923 by Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney. Disney is famous for its film studios, theme parks, TV and cable networks, Mickey and Minnie, Donald and Daisy, and an impressive list of acclaimed animated and live action films.

The Disney brand has appeared across toy lines, books, games, food and drink promotions and numerous household goods worldwide. In 2012 the company purchased the Lucasfilm Star Wars franchise to add to its entities. TVTA is pleased to feature some of the wonderful advertising and packaging that has represented the Disney brand during the late 20th century. Our featured images come from Brazil, Denmark, France, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK and the US. Click the pics to enlarge and enjoy 🙂


Toys, games, stickers

1984. Mickey magazine video game special. Brazil.

Films

Tron. 1982. France.

Promotions


Books and music

1987. Mickey. Brazil.

1981. Disney story cassettes. Denmark.


Mickey Mouse anniversary. 1979. Denmark.


Thanks for looking 🙂

Train sets

All aboard. TVTA is pleased to present a selection of international print adverts featuring train sets, models and accessories by Lima, Märklin, Fleischmann and others.


Fleischmann


Lima


Märklin


Roco


Others


Lego train sets


Brio wooden train sets


Thank you for travelling with TVTA 🙂

Fresh

Wow, she said, what freshness! Minty, flashes of taste! Let’s dance!

Freshen-Up Gum. 1970s. France.


In other vintage fresh news…

Sony Walkman Quick Hamburgers prize competition

Sony Walkman. 1981. France.


Role Playing Games, dolls, cars and toy soldiers


Pez puzzle puzzlement

Pez. Pif Gadget. 1984.


You know we can’t go on like this. Tell ’em Reggie…

Baseball Trading Cards. 1990. US.


Just give us your poems and we’ll say no more…

Poems. 1976. US.


Thank you for getting fresh with us 🙂

 

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon Strange Adventure Magazine, 1936. image from Wikipedia

Comic strip space adventurer Flash Gordon was created and drawn by Alex Raymond in 1934. The character has appeared in multiple worldwide comic publications, three film serials, a radio serial, novels, a stage musical, three animated TV series, an animated TV movie, a feature film, and two live action TV series. TVTA is pleased to present a selection of Flash Gordon print adverts, covers and other related items.

Flash Gordon AKA Guy l’Éclair in French-language publications. 1978. Belgium.

Flash Gordon comic strip advert. 1980. France.


Pif Gadget free toy ‘Le Pistoflash’, 1980

Double page advert for Pif Gadget N°612 and free toy. 1980. France.


Gaf View-Master Cartoon Favorites. Flash Gordon in “The Planet Mongo”, 1976.




Thanks for looking 🙂