Walt’s People – Volume 2: Talking Disney with the Artists who Knew Him, edited by Didier Ghez. 375 p., 2006.
Didier Ghez is an author, blogger and prolific Disney researcher. Didier runs the Disney History blog and Disney Books Network site. He is known for his exhaustive interviews that have been featured in various magazines. In addition to editing the Walt’s People series, he is the co-author of the amazing book Disneyland Paris – From Sketch to Reality.
I reviewed Volume 1 here.
I wholeheartedly recommend this book. The sheer volume and scope of the interviews will provide fodder for Disney enthusiasts for many years to come. It is easy to look at a book of interviews and pass on it, but this is a title worth owning. You may not read it cover-to-cover (although, I did) but you will find yourself looking for interviews with specific artists–for the observations and anecdotes.
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