Custom Inserts: Mickey Mouse in Living Color

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  1. Steven Wesley

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    Hi there, fellow HTFers!
    A while back, like many of you, I purchased the Walt Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Living Color set. Great set, and as a fan of Disney (more of the business/theme park side than the characters, but who could pass this set up?), I really enjoyed watching it in my spare time.
    One thing that frustrated me, however, was the lack of information included with this package, namely the specific dates when these shorts came out, what their original order was, and maybe some information about them. So I set out to create just a simple list for myself that I could stick inside the "insert clips" of the keepcase to provide a little more value and info upon repeat viewing.
    I ended up firing up good ole Microsoft Excel and got a little more involved than I had originally intended, but the end result was pleasing. I borrowed the helpful review information from LaughingPlace.com, combined it with some dates and details I had found elsewhere on the Web, and then tried to figure out how to format and print out the darn thing so that it looked somewhat useful.
    Having put all the time into this, I thought it might be nice to share with you all, should you find the custom inserts the least bit helpful with your collection. They aren't graphic design masterpieces like you'd find over at DVDCoverArt, but they do have useful info that I felt added to my viewing experience. (I laminated mine and they hold up nicely). I hope they help you as well.
    I converted each insert into PDF format so that they print correctly on your printer (hopefully!), and all are contained in the zipped file that is linked to below. Your feedback, corrections, suggestions, and whatever are welcomed. I've learned a lot from this forum in the few months that I've been a member, and I wanted to give a little something back.
    Have a great day! [​IMG]
    - Steve
    Click for listing of available inserts
     
  2. Damin J Toell

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    Very cool. Thanks!

    DJ
     
  3. Eric Peterson

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    Thanks for the info, I was also disappointed that no summary inserts were included in the case.
    Any chance of you making one of these for the Merrie Melodies sets?[​IMG]
     
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    Many thanks Steven. I've printed them double sided on semi-gloss paper and they look great.
     
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    Thanks...
    -Andre F
     
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  8. Steven Wesley

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    Very nice and quite useful. I especially like the sections about "uncensored" moments. Great work! Thanks!
     
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    I have printed these out also! Thanks for the great work![​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  11. Ernesto Santos

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    Steve,

    Great effort, thanks! I don't always have time to watch a cartoon before the show, so I have been going trough these slowly. Now I can keep track of where I am. Awesome.
     
  12. Enrique B Chamorro

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    Great Work!
    I was so excited about the Treasures edition
    of DVD's that I got silver double disc DVD cases
    from www.inetdvd.com and replaced the black cases.
    The silver cover looks perfect with the silver
    cases, now I have a great set of inserts!
    Thanks again.
     
  13. Steven Wesley

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  14. Enrique B Chamorro

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    Any inserts made for Silly Symphonies?
     
  15. Patrick McCart

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    Small error... [​IMG]
    Mickey's Trailer is a bit grainy, but The Brave Little Tailor isn't. The "grain" is actually cel dust, which would be invisible in the theater.
     
  16. Steven Wesley

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  17. Enrique B Chamorro

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    Hello Steve,

    I hope you will have a chance to make an index for
    the color Mickey Mouse set when it comes out.
    Your index is a very nice addition to the b&w set.

    Best regards,

    Enrique
     
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    I plan on working on it... along with finally getting that Silly Symphonies one done [​IMG]
     
  19. Enrique B Chamorro

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    Great news!
     
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    Thanks!
     

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