Christmas Cards by Ollie Johnston

Ollie Johnston card

Check out this rare collection of holiday cards by Disney legend Ollie Johnston from the 1980s and ’90s. They’re from the collection of Pete Emslie.


  • http://asteriskpix.blogspot.com Richard O’Connor

    That’s a great card.

    Mrs. Johnston’s response is how I want to react whenever anybody at the studio presents their card ideas.

  • Austin “oppo” Papageorge

    You suppose there was something lecherous about those ears?

  • http://pupick.blogspot.com/ Rick Roberts

    It’s always interesting to see an animators style outside of a cartoon.

  • Chuck R.

    Everyone knows Ollie had a sensitive and intelligent approach to character animation.

    Look closely at his cards (up to 1994): His self-portraits get a bit older each year, while Marie looks frozen at 35 yrs. Apparently, Ollie had a sensitive and intelligent approach to marriage as well!