Walt Disney UPI Telephoto Death Notice December 15, 1966 Hollywood California. Historic Walt Disney Memorabilia from Saturday's Toys presents.. A vintage original UPI Telephoto (with caption) announcing the death of Walt Disney on December 15, 1966. Includes 1965 Walt Disney photo from the files at UPI as it was sent across the wires throughout the world on the morning of Walt Disney's passing in Burbank, California.NXP1500315 (FILE) - 12/15/66 - HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. Walt Disney, who fashioned a golden entertainment empire from the gossamer threads of fantasy to the delight of millions, died 12/15 at the age of 65. Disney, who underwent surgery for the removal of a lung on 11/21, died at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank where he had gone for a post-operative check-up. Disney is shown in a 1965 file photo. UPI TELEPHOTO FROM FILES JL. Item comes from the "Cinema Collection of Doug Krutilek" (inventory #01209).
Doug Krutilek (1949 - 2009) was one of the former managers of the Showcase Cinemas in Fremont, California and was a life-long collector of movie memorabilia. This vintage and historic document launched a worldwide remembrance for the century's greatest storyteller. Saturday's Toys and Collectibles. Was founded in 1994 by Southern California author and media historian, Dave Mason.Having delivered over 15,000 coveted treasures since that time, Saturday's Toys is pleased to partner with researchers and collectors throughout the globe. Today, online offerings of archival keepsakes are presented in celebration of the times that allow for family, friends and neighbors to join in memorable gatherings that nurture the strong connections that bind a community together. These treasures are affectionately represented by Saturday's Toys. In that light we present our adopted motto (with a nod to the Sherman Brothers). Oh, let's go fly a kite! This usually works most effectively when combining flat paper items postcards, newsletters, ephemera, etc.