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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 🙂

G.I. JOE 1980s

A REAL AMERICAN HERO

G.I. Joe is a line of action figures produced by Hasbro. The original 1964 line featured 12 inch figures. In 1982 the brand was relaunched in a 3¾-inch scale along with vehicles, playsets and accessories. G.I. Joe also appeared in comic books, video games and an animated TV series.

US. Groo. 1988.

US. Groo. 1988.

US. Dazzler. 1982.

US. The Defenders. 1983.

US. The New Mutants. 1985.

US. Nth Man. 1989.

US. Nth Man. 1989.

France. Cora Christmas catalogue. 1988.

G.I. Joe. Speelboom Club Journal. 1987.

1986. US.


 

SOLIDO

Solido are famous for making die cast toy cars. The company was established in 1930 by Ferdinand de Vazeilles in France. The company continue to produce die cast vehicles for the toy market today.

Solido catalogue cover. 1973. France.

1960s. France.

France. Pif Gadget 391. 1976.

France. Pif Gadget 391. 1976.

France. Pif Gadget 379. 1976.

France. Pif Gadget 379. 1976.

France. Pif Gadget. 1978.

France. Pif Gadget. 1978.

France. Pif Gadget. 1977.

France. Pif Gadget. 1977.