Friday, September 25, 2015

Souvenir Friday- Paul Hartley Illustrations

Straying a bit from the Disneyland souvenirs is this post about interesting Paul Hartley illustrations for a Los Angeles Sheriffs booklet about the problem of youth drug use- Darkness On Your Doorstep. The booklet was published in 1963 and then reprinted in 1969. This is the 1969 reprint. Paul Hartley was the art director for the Mickey Mouse magazine in the 1950s, as well as the book Our Friend the Atom and several attraction posters. Some interesting quick illustrations to make points about drug use and abuse in Los Angeles. First up is the cover illustration.

Inside front cover illustration.

A full page illustration.

Inside the back cover.

Back page with credits to Paul Hartley of Walt Disney Productions.

For more information and more illustration, check out Kevin Kidney's blog post. I have posted only the Paul Hartley illustrations, the book is filled with information about drugs and also some posed photographic images including one representing an LSD trip.


Major Pepperidge said...

The two-color (pink and black) printing reminds me of a book of short stories that I had(presented by Alfred Hitchcock)... Even as a kid there was something weird about the way it looked!

Chuck said...

Major - was that the one with the story about "Obstinate Uncle Otis?"