You’ve wandered into the topsy-turvy world of Tulgey Wood, the blog of writer and historian Jim Fanning. Tulgey Wood celebrates artistry and creativity (and sometimes just plain madness): movies, animation, TV, books, comics—and of course Disney, lots and lots of true-blue, through-and-through Disney, including D23 and Disney twenty-three Magazine, and Sketches Magazine and the Walt Disney Collectors Society. Tulgey Wood is so fun, fascinating and full of frolicsome photos and facts, it’s scary. So wander through the wonder of it all, and enjoy.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Disney Catalog At Christmas
The much missed Disney Catalog published often wonderful art as their cover. Here's a typically delightful entry for Christmastime 1993 showcasing Dopey and his sure-to-be-disastrous tree decorating.
Watch for Sleeping Beauty, Third Man on the Mountain, Charlie Brown, more Hallmark Hall of Fame, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, and one or two surprises here and there along the way through Tulgey Wood.
Some Online Articles Written By Jim Fanning
At Storyboard, the Walt Disney Family Museum's blog:
An author, historian, editor, researcher and blogger, Jim Fanning specializes in Disney. In a career dedicated to celebrating and exploring the work and life of Walt Disney, as well as his collaborators and those who carry on his legacy, Jim has recounted the history of many areas of the wide world of Disney. A contributor to Disney twenty-three Magazine and the D23 website, Jim has written books, articles, comics and a variety of other works, in addition to officially commissioned projects for many departments of The Walt Disney Company, including Publishing, Home Entertainment and Walt Disney Imagineering, as well as lending his expertise to many Disney licensees, including The Walt Disney Classics Collection (including Sketches Magazine), Technicolor, Dixie, NBC and Mattel. He also wrote many episodes of the groundbreaking documentary TV series, Disney Family Album, and has contributed writing and research to the Walt Disney Family Museum. Jim's philosophy is historical accuracy, dedication to uncovering new and little-known behind-the scenes stories, and lively and engaging storytelling that illuminates authentic Disney "magic."