The Life and Career of Disney Legend Rolly Crump presented by Van Eaton Galleries

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Van Eaton Galleries presents “The Life and Career of Disney Legend Rolly Crump” an Exhibition and Auction to be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 beginning at 11:00 a.m. PDT at Van Eaton Galleries located at 13613 Ventura Blvd in Sherman Oaks, California.

One of Walt Disney’s early Imagineers, Rolly Crump is known as a “true” original. He joined The Walt Disney Studios in 1952 where he quickly became one of the most multi-talented artists on Walt’s team. In 1959, he joined show design at WED Enterprises, later known as Walt Disney Imagineering. It was there that he became one of Walt’s key designers for some of Disney’s groundbreaking new attractions and entertainment, including the Haunted Mansion, the Enchanted Tiki Room and the Adventureland Bazaar.
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"Three Little Pigs" Fifer Pig Production Drawing.1 - "Three Little Pigs" Fifer Pig Production Drawing.
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(Disney, 1933) An original production drawing used in the creation of the Walt Disney animated feature film "Three Little Pigs". This draw...
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Santa Monica High "Yell Book" Original Cover Art.2 - Santa Monica High "Yell Book" Original Cover Art.
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(1945) An original illustration created by a young Rolly Crump for the Santa Monica High School "Yell Book". The books were used during Fo...
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Rolly Crump Original Tattoo Concept Art.3 - Rolly Crump Original Tattoo Concept Art.
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(1940s) A tattoo concept created by Rolly Crump during his high school years. Rolly intended to use the design himself if he ended up joining the Navy
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Rolly Radio Station Concept Art.4 - Rolly Radio Station Concept Art.
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(1947) An original illustration created by Rolly Crump during his high school years. After hearing of a contest on the radio station KEWB to design a
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Santa Monica High School Class of 47 Artwork.5 - Santa Monica High School Class of 47 Artwork.
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(1997) An original illustration created by Rolly Crump for a program used during the 50th Anniversary Reunion of Santa Monica High School's Clas...
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Rolly Crump's Magic Trick Collection.6 - Rolly Crump's Magic Trick Collection.
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(c.1959-60s) A set of items relating to Rolly Crump's magic and card tricks. This set includes a black top-hat, two vintage photos of Rolly with...
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"Will the Witch" Original Magic Poster Art.7 - "Will the Witch" Original Magic Poster Art.
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(1997) An original mixed media poster design by Rolly Crump. This poster artwork was created for the Fifth Los Angeles Conference on Magic History, an
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"Jim Steinmeyer" Original Collage by Rolly Crump.8 - "Jim Steinmeyer" Original Collage by Rolly Crump.
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(1995) An original collage created by Rolly Crump featuring a representation of famed magic designer Jim Steinmeyer, who is a personal hero to Rolly C
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Disneyland Magic Shop "Electric Deck" Playing Cards.9 - Disneyland Magic Shop "Electric Deck" Playing Cards.
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(Disneyland, 1960s-70s) A set of trick playing cards from Disneyland's Magic Shop. Titled the "Electric Deck", these cards are held to...
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Rolly's Original Portfolio Submitted to Disney in 1952.10 - Rolly's Original Portfolio Submitted to Disney in 1952.
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(Disney, 1952) This is the original portfolio of artwork that Rolly Crump submitted to the Disney Studio in 1952 as part of his application to the Ani
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Rolly Crump "Mangy Lil" Original Illustration.11 - Rolly Crump "Mangy Lil" Original Illustration.
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(1950s) An original illustration by Rolly Crump of "Mangy Lil". At the age of 18 while working in forestry in Idaho, one of the guys Rolly...
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Collection of 27 Disney Studio Animator Gag Drawings.12 - Collection of 27 Disney Studio Animator Gag Drawings.
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(Disney, c.1950s) A collection of 27 animator gag drawings and artwork created by, or created about, Rolly Crump. At the Disney Studio, animators ofte
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Signed "Walt Disney Treasury" Animator's Parody Book.13 - Signed "Walt Disney Treasury" Animator's Parody Book.
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(Disney, c.1955-61/80s) A 39-page animator's Parody Book that was circulated internally for the artists at the Disney Studio in the 1950s. This ...
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Walt Disney Studios "Penthouse Club" Membership Card.14 - Walt Disney Studios "Penthouse Club" Membership Card.
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(Disney, 1956) An extremely rare membership card from the Walt Disney Studios private Penthouse Club. Items from this exclusive athletic club for male
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Rolly Crump "Get Well" Card Artwork for Jack Ferges.15 - Rolly Crump "Get Well" Card Artwork for Jack Ferges.
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(c.1960s) An original illustration created by Rolly Crump for a "Get Well" card for fellow Imagineer Jack Ferges. The illustration feature...
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"Art of Animation" & "The Illusion of Life" Books.16 - "Art of Animation" & "The Illusion of Life" Books.
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(1958/81) A pair of books on Disney animation from the personal collection of Rolly Crump. These books, "The Art of Animation" by Bob Thom...
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Signed "Peter Pan" Big Golden Book.17 - Signed "Peter Pan" Big Golden Book.
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(Disney, 1967) A Rolly Crump signed hardcover "Big Golden Book" featuring the story of "Peter Pan". The animated film marked Rol...
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The Sketch Book Series Peter Pan Collector's Edition.18 - The Sketch Book Series Peter Pan Collector's Edition.
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(Disney, 1998) A very rare limited edition hardcover of "The Sketch Book Series - Peter Pan" Collector’s Edition. This book feature...
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Original Animation Cel  from "Peter Pan".19 - Original Animation Cel from "Peter Pan".
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(Disney, 1953) An original production cel set-up used in the creation of Walt Disney's animated feature film "Peter Pan". This film wa...
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"Peter Pan" Mr. Smee Animation Cel.20 - "Peter Pan" Mr. Smee Animation Cel.
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(Disney, 1953) An original animation production cel used in the creation of Disney's animated feature film "Peter Pan". This cel featu...
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Original Animation Drawing  from "Peter Pan".21 - Original Animation Drawing from "Peter Pan".
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(Disney, 1953) An original production drawing used in the creation of Disney's animated feature film "Peter Pan". This drawing feature...
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Rolly Crump's First Painted Rock.22 - Rolly Crump's First Painted Rock.
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(1953) The very first rock painting by Rolly Crump. After seeing a few artists at the Disney Studio painting on rocks, Rolly attempted it himself and
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Vintage Car Hand-Painted Rock.23 - Vintage Car Hand-Painted Rock.
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(1953) A stylish hand-painted rock by Rolly Crump. This rock features an old-timey car design with a little flag that reads "poop". The ro...
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"I Dig Chicks" Hand-Painted Rock.24 - "I Dig Chicks" Hand-Painted Rock.
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(1953) A hand-painted rock created by Rolly Crump featuring an image of Blue Beard. Attempting to out-do the painted rocks created by the other Artist
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"Ben Franklin" Painted Rocks.25 - "Ben Franklin" Painted Rocks.
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(c.1953) A hand-painted rock display by Rolly Crump depicting Ben Franklin having an idea. This framed display includes two painted rocks with a felt
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"Betsy Ross" Painted Rocks.26 - "Betsy Ross" Painted Rocks.
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(c.1953) A hand-painted rock display by Rolly Crump depicting Betsy Ross painting the American Flag's stripes in the wrong direction. This frame...
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"Josephine" Painted Rocks.27 - "Josephine" Painted Rocks.
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(c.1953) A hand-painted rock display by Rolly Crump depicting a humorous scene that reads "Not in the Tub Again Josephine". This framed di...
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"Me Tarzan, You Jane" Painted Rocks.28 - "Me Tarzan, You Jane" Painted Rocks.
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(c.1953) A hand-painted rock display by Rolly Crump depicting a humorous scene that reads "Me tarzan, You Jane". This framed display inclu...
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Rolly Crump Hand-Painted "Shit" Rock.29 - Rolly Crump Hand-Painted "Shit" Rock.
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(c.1980s) An original hand-painted rock by Rolly Crump featuring Walt Disney's favorite curse word, "Shit". This rock is one of three ...
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The Sketch Book Series - Lady and the Tramp.30 - The Sketch Book Series - Lady and the Tramp.
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(Disney, 1998) A very rare limited edition hardcover of "The Sketch Book Series - Lady and the Tramp" Collector’s Edition. This boo...
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Signed "Lady and the Tramp" Stamp & Note.31 - Signed "Lady and the Tramp" Stamp & Note.
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(Disney, 2006) An index card created and signed by Rolly Crump to commemorate his work on the Disney feature film "Lady and the Tramp". Th...
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"Lady and the Tramp" Animation Drawing by Eric Larson.32 - "Lady and the Tramp" Animation Drawing by Eric Larson.
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(Disney, 1955) An original rough animation drawing of Peg from Disney's "Lady and the Tramp", drawn by Rolly Crump's mentor, and o...
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"Lady and the Tramp" Peg Animation Cel.33 - "Lady and the Tramp" Peg Animation Cel.
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(Disney, 1955) An original production cel used in the creation of the Walt Disney animated feature film "Lady and the Tramp". This cel fea...
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Limited Edition "Lady and the Tramp" Animation Cel.34 - Limited Edition "Lady and the Tramp" Animation Cel.
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(Disney, 1992) A very rare limited edition hand-painted animation cel from Walt Disney's "Lady and the Tramp". This large cel depicts ...
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1955 Disneyland Pre-Opening Newspaper Supplement.35 - 1955 Disneyland Pre-Opening Newspaper Supplement.
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(Disneyland, 1955) This gorgeous 20-page newspaper supplement, dated July 15th, 1955, was issued by California area newspapers two days before the Gra
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Disneyland Opening Day Press Preview Ticket.36 - Disneyland Opening Day Press Preview Ticket.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very rare silver opening day press preview ticket. Because Disneyland's opening day events were being broadcast on Live TV,...
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"The Story of Disneyland" Opening Year Guidebook.37 - "The Story of Disneyland" Opening Year Guidebook.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A beautiful opening year guidebook featuring information and illustrations of the different lands of the park. Titled "The S...
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Disneyland Opening Year Picture Souvenir Guidebook.38 - Disneyland Opening Year Picture Souvenir Guidebook.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very rare souvenir picture guidebook from Disneyland's Opening Year. The book features great cover imagery of Walt Disney w...
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1955 Disneyland Main Gate Flyer.39 - 1955 Disneyland Main Gate Flyer.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A very rare opening year gate flyer for Disneyland. This flyer features early graphics used to promote the park, an inside map to D
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Disneyland Opening Year Brochure with Map.40 - Disneyland Opening Year Brochure with Map.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A fold-out Disneyland brochure with a stylish map of the park inside. This brochure lists the lands and notable attractions in the
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Disneyland "Acres of Fun" Souvenir Fan.41 - Disneyland "Acres of Fun" Souvenir Fan.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A stunning piece of ephemera from the early days of the park. These folding fans were sold at the many souvenir kiosks throughout D
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"Your Guide to Disneyland" Opening Year Brochure.42 - "Your Guide to Disneyland" Opening Year Brochure.
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(Disneyland, 1955) An opening year brochure for Disneyland from Bank of America. This brochure features a gorgeous map of the park inside and lists th
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"The Story of Aluminum" Opening Year Brochure.43 - "The Story of Aluminum" Opening Year Brochure.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A rare brochure from Kaiser Aluminum's "Story of Aluminum" exhibit in Tomorrowland. This brochure from Disneyland&#...
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Disneyland Map Tin-Litho Tray.44 - Disneyland Map Tin-Litho Tray.
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(Disneyland, 1955) A tin-litho souvenir tray from Disneyland's opening year. This tray features a stylish map of the park and measures 12.5"...
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Opening Year "Swift & Co. Market House" Souvenir Tray.45 - Opening Year "Swift & Co. Market House" Souvenir Tray.
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(Disneyland, 1955) An extremely rare Opening Year color photo tray of the interior of the "Swift & Co Market House" on Main Street. Th...
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Disneyland 1955 Press Kit Reproduction.46 - Disneyland 1955 Press Kit Reproduction.
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(Disneyland, 2000s) A reproduction press kit modeled after those which would have been created in 1955 for the Grand Opening of Disneyland. This packe
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"Marijuana" Doper Poster Artwork.47 - "Marijuana" Doper Poster Artwork.
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(c.1957) The original illustration used to create Rolly Crump's popular marijuana "Doper Poster". This poster features Crump's pol...
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"Opium" Doper Poster Artwork.48 - "Opium" Doper Poster Artwork.
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(c.1957) The original illustration used to create Rolly Crump's popular opium "Doper Poster". The artwork is accomplished in ink on ar...
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"Spanish Fly" Doper Poster Artwork.49 - "Spanish Fly" Doper Poster Artwork.
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(c.1957) The original illustration used to create Rolly Crump's popular Spanish Fly "Doper Poster". The artwork is accomplished in ink...
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"Heater Halls Cocaine" Doper Poster Artwork.50 - "Heater Halls Cocaine" Doper Poster Artwork.
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(c.1957) The original illustration used to create Rolly Crump's popular cocaine "Doper Poster". The artwork is accomplished in ink on ...
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