[ Walt Disney, animator. ] Full-page colour cartoon strips from the English edition of 'Mickey Mouse Weekly', including 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Cinderella'.

[ Walt Disney, animator ] [ Alice in Wonderland ]
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Printed for the proprietors Willbank Publications, Ltd, by Odhams Press, Ltd, London. From the issues of 29 July 1950 and 21 July, 1951.
SKU: 17427

Six leaves extracted from the two issues, carrying six pages of coloured cartoon strips, with black and white text and illustrations on their reverses. In fair condition, lightly aged. Comprising: front cover of issue for 19 July 1950, carrying 'Donald's Swan Song | In the Swim!' [ featuring Donald Duck ]; the back cover of the same issue, carrying part of a serial titled 'Cinderella | Walt Disney's Greatest Film'; front cover of issue for 21 July 1951, carrying 'Walt Disney presents Unlucky Dip!' [ featuring Donald Duck and Goofy ]; back cover of same issue, featuring the start of a serial titled 'Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland'; centre pages of same issue, featuring 'The Adventures of Thumper and his Friends', 'Cubby and Tubby' and 'Jaq and Gus'. The 'Alice in Wonderland' page starts the story in a markedly different way from the original: 'On a lonely, lazy, summer afternoon, Alice was lying dreamily beside the smiling river, while her elder sister read lessons from the history book all about kings and queens who wore golden crowns- -'. While she played with her cat Dinah, 'Alice's thoughts were tiptoeing away to a sweet, dreamy wonderland, all her own - - -'.