Animation Auction July 29, 2012

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Welcome to our Summer 2012 Animation Auction! We are pleased to present this offering of over 900 unique lots of amazing art. Working in partnership with Van Eaton Galleries, we have assembled some of the most important animation artwork ever created by Walt Disney, Walter Lantz, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros., Charles Schulz, among others. You will undoubtedly find your favorite characters among this collection.

Here are a few of the highlights:

• Fleischer Studios rare color production cel and production background featuring Betty Boop
• Extremely rare animation cel from Chuck Jones’ One Froggy Evening
• Original production cel from the opening titles of the classic Bewitched TV series
• Gustaf Tenggren original painting of Little Red Riding Hood
• “Ratty” ride car from the Disneyland “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride” attraction
• Rare Disneyland vintage attraction posters
• Original and unique Prospectus for the funding of Disneyland
• Walt Disney’s documented first movie camera for Laugh-O-Grams
• Ub Iwerks Steamboat Willie layout drawing
• Walt Disney and staff signed “Snow White” book
• Vertical pan production background of the Hag creating the Poison Apple from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Original cel and matching background featuring Pinocchio, Geppetto and Figaro
• Mary Blair original concept artwork
• Eyvind Earle original concept art
• Original production cel from the “Bella Notte” sequence of Lady and the Tramp
• Original production cel and matching production background from The Jungle Book

There is something for everyone here and we know you will be as delighted as we are with this catalog. Also keep in mind that we are happy to assist those who are interested in consigning. Please contact us with any questions. Thank you for participating and best of luck to you!

Joe Maddalena and the PIH Team
Condition Reports: If you wish to obtain additional information on a particular lot, or cannot appear at the viewing, Profiles may provide, upon request, a condition report. We remind prospective buyers that descriptions of property are not warranted and that each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the terms of the limited warranty. Condition reports, as other descriptions of property, are not warranted; they are only provided as a service to interested clients.
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Betty Boop Dizzy Dishes background layout with Fritz the Dog drawing1 - Betty Boop Dizzy Dishes background layout with Fritz the Dog drawing
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(Fleischer Studios, 1930) Extremely rare background layout from the first appearance of Betty Boop, Dizzy Dishes. The layout is paired with a rare tri
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 184.00) x 1 = 984.00
 
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Fleischer Studios Koko the Clown production drawing2 - Fleischer Studios Koko the Clown production drawing
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(Fleischer Studios, 1930s) Original production drawing of Koko The Clown from an early 1930s Fleischer Studios Short. Accomplished in graphite on untr
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,230.00
 
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Fleischer Studios Popeye production drawing3 - Fleischer Studios Popeye production drawing
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(Fleischer Studios, 1934) A very early original production drawing of Popeye from Sock-a-Bye Baby. Accomplished in graphite on untrimmed 8 ½ in...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Original production cel of Spies from Gulliver’s Travels4 - Original production cel of Spies from Gulliver’s Travels
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(Fleischer Studios, 1939) Original production cel featuring Snoop and Snitch, two of the Blefuscu Spies from Fleischer’s Gulliver’s Travels. The cel
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Original background layout drawing from Gulliver’s Travels5 - Original background layout drawing from Gulliver’s Travels
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(Fleischer Studios, 1939) Original production layout drawing from Gulliver’s Travels. Accomplished in graphite on untrimmed animation paper measuring
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (4,250.00 + 977.50) x 1 = 5,227.50
 
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Fleischer Studios original production cel from Small Fry6 - Fleischer Studios original production cel from Small Fry
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(Fleischer Studios, 1939) Original production cel of seahorses from the 1939 short, Small Fry. The cel is slightly trimmed to 8 ½ in. x 9 ¼...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Set of two original production cels and production backgrounds from Poor Cinderella7 - Set of two original production cels and production backgrounds from Poor Cinderella
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(Fleischer Studios, 1934) Rare set of 2 original production cels, both with original background paintings from Max Fleischer’s 1934 short film, Poor C
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Estimates : 40,000.00 - 60,000.00
Sold to f***r for (40,000.00 + 9,200.00) x 1 = 49,200.00
 
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Fleischer Superman “The Mummy Strikes” concept drawing8 - Fleischer Superman “The Mummy Strikes” concept drawing
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(Famous Studios/Fleischer Studios, 1943) Original concept pastel drawing for the Fleischer Studios Superman episode, “The Mummy Strikes.” Although 13
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a*******0 for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Original Bill Tytla model drawing for Little Audrey9 - Original Bill Tytla model drawing for Little Audrey
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(Paramount/Famous Studios, 1948) Original layout drawing by animator Bill Tytla for the Little Audrey animated shorts produced by Paramount between 19
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Original pencil layout drawing from Popeye’s Mirthday10 - Original pencil layout drawing from Popeye’s Mirthday
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(Paramount/Famous Studios, 1953) Original layout drawing featuring Popeye from a Famous Studios short titled, Popeye’s Mirthday. Accomplished in graph
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to v********o for (125.00 + 28.75) x 1 = 153.75
 
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Casper the Friendly Ghost original layout drawing from Spooking About Africa11 - Casper the Friendly Ghost original layout drawing from Spooking About Africa
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(Paramount/Famous Studios, 1957) Original pencil layout drawing from a Casper the Friendly Ghost short titled, Spooking About Africa. Accomplished in
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Original storyboard drawing for Finnegan’s Flea12 - Original storyboard drawing for Finnegan’s Flea
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(Paramount/Famous Studios, 1958) Rare original storyboard drawing from the Famous Studios Noveltoon Finnegan’s Flea. The Noveltoons of this era expres
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Original storyboard drawing for Chew Chew Baby13 - Original storyboard drawing for Chew Chew Baby
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(Paramount/Famous Studios, 1958) Rare original storyboard drawing from the Famous Studios Noveltoon Chew Chew Baby. The Noveltoons of this era express
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original production layout drawing from Paul Terry’s Farmer Alfalfa14 - Original production layout drawing from Paul Terry’s Farmer Alfalfa
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(Terrytoons, 1931/1932) Original production layout drawing by Frank Moser for an early 1930s Terrytoons short featuring Farmer Alfalfa. The image meas
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Two Gandy Goose original production layout drawings15 - Two Gandy Goose original production layout drawings
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(Fox Studios/Terrytoons, 1940) Two rare original production layout drawings from an early Gandy Goose cartoon. Created by Paul Terry (Terrytoons), Gan
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Terrytoons Heckle & Jeckle production cel on production background16 - Terrytoons Heckle & Jeckle production cel on production background
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(Terrytoons, 1949) Two extremely rare cels of Heckle and Jeckle from the theatrical short series of the same name. The untrimmed cels measure 10 in. x
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Rare Walter Lantz signed production cel from Boy Meets Dog17 - Rare Walter Lantz signed production cel from Boy Meets Dog
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(Walter Lantz Productions/Universal pictures 1938) Rare production cel from an early Walter Lantz color short, Boy Meets Dog. The cel was slightly tri
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Walter Lantz signed original production cel of Chilly Willy with production background18 - Walter Lantz signed original production cel of Chilly Willy with production background
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(Walter Lantz/Universal Studios, 1960s) Original production cel of Chilly Willy and another character from a 1960s production. The untrimmed 10 ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original production cel of Woody Woodpecker with production background19 - Original production cel of Woody Woodpecker with production background
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(Universal Cartoon Studios, 1999-2002) Original production cel of Woody Woodpecker and another character from The New Woody Woodpecker Show. The untri
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
 
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Original production cel of Mr. Magoo from Ragtime Bear20 - Original production cel of Mr. Magoo from Ragtime Bear
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(UPA Studios, 1949) Rare original cels of Mr. Magoo and a Bear from Ragtime Bear. This 1949 short was the first appearance of Mr. Magoo, and features
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Original production cels of Gerald McBoing Boing21 - Original production cels of Gerald McBoing Boing
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(UPA Studios, 1951) Original production cels of Gerald McBoing Boing and his father from the 1951 Academy Award-winning short, Gerald McBoing Boing. T
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to r*****d for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Original production cel and production background from Magoo’s Problem Child22 - Original production cel and production background from Magoo’s Problem Child
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(UPA Studios, 1956) Original production cel and pan production background from Magoo’s Problem Child. The cel and background are slightly trimmed to 1
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 115.00) x 1 = 615.00
 
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Original production cel from UPA Studios’ Madeline23 - Original production cel from UPA Studios’ Madeline
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(UPA Studios, 1952) Original production cel of Miss Clavel and 12 little girls in two straight lines (the smallest one was Madeline) from the UPA Osca
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
 
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Original production cel from Gay Purr-ee24 - Original production cel from Gay Purr-ee
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(UPA Studios, 1962) Original production cel of Robespierre from the 1962 feature film, Gay Purr-ee. The untrimmed animation cel measures 10 ½ i...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Original cel and background from Banjo The Woodpile Cat25 - Original cel and background from Banjo The Woodpile Cat
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(Don Bluth Productions, 1979) Original production model cel paired with an original background from Don Bluth’s first feature, Banjo The Woodpile Cat.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******a for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Original production layout drawing from The Secret Of Nimh26 - Original production layout drawing from The Secret Of Nimh
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(Don Bluth Productions, 1982) Original production layout drawing from The Secret Of Nimh. Accomplished in graphite on untrimmed 10 ½ in. x 12 &...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to h*******7 for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Don Bluth signed original production cel from The Secret Of Nimh27 - Don Bluth signed original production cel from The Secret Of Nimh
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(Don Bluth Productions, 1982) Original production cel of Mrs. Brisby and Jeremy from The Secret Of Nimh. The untrimmed 10 ½ in. x 12 ½ in....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to k****a for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Original production cel from The Secret Of Nimh28 - Original production cel from The Secret Of Nimh
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(Don Bluth Productions, 1982) Original production cel of Mrs. Brisby from The Secret Of Nimh. The untrimmed animation cel measures 10 ½ in. x 1...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to k****a for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Four background color key paintings from The Land Before Time29 - Four background color key paintings from The Land Before Time
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(Don Bluth/Universal Studios, 1988) Four original color key background paintings for The Land Before Time. Sizes range from 5 ½ in. x 8 ½ ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 1********n for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Background color key painting from All Dogs Go to Heaven30 - Background color key painting from All Dogs Go to Heaven
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(Don Bluth Studios, 1989) Original background color key painting for Don Bluth’s All Dogs Go to Heaven. Accomplished in gouache on artist’s board, the
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to g*******g for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Background color key painting from All Dogs Go to Heaven31 - Background color key painting from All Dogs Go to Heaven
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(Don Bluth Studios, 1989) Original background color key painting for Don Bluth’s All Dogs Go to Heaven. Accomplished in gouache on artist’s board, the
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******s for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Background color key painting from All Dogs Go to Heaven32 - Background color key painting from All Dogs Go to Heaven
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(Don Bluth Studios, 1989) Original background color key painting for Don Bluth’s All Dogs Go to Heaven. Accomplished in gouache on artist’s board, the
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j********r.. for (125.00 + 28.75) x 1 = 153.75
 
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Original production cel from All Dogs Go To Heaven33 - Original production cel from All Dogs Go To Heaven
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(Don Bluth Studios, 1989) Original production cel of Charlie and puppies from All Dogs Go to Heaven. The untrimmed animation cel measures 13 ½ ...
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Two background color key paintings from A Troll in Central Park34 - Two background color key paintings from A Troll in Central Park
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(Don Bluth Studios, 1994) Two original background color key paintings for Don Bluth’s A Troll in Central Park. The pieces measure 7 ½ in. x 12 ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Original production cel and production background from Thumbelina35 - Original production cel and production background from Thumbelina
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(Don Bluth Productions, 1994) Original productions cel paired with the matching hand-painted production background from Don Bluth’s Thumbelina. The un
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Background color key painting from The Pebble and the Penguin36 - Background color key painting from The Pebble and the Penguin
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(Don Bluth Studios, 1995) Original background color key painting for Don Bluth’s The Pebble and the Penguin. The piece measures 6 in. x 11 in. backgro
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two original production drawings from Porky’s Hero Agency37 - Two original production drawings from Porky’s Hero Agency
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1937) Pair of original production drawings from the Bob Clampett directed short, Porky’s Hero Agency. Accomplished in graphite
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Warner Bros. early Koldee Bar Wrappers38 - Warner Bros. early Koldee Bar Wrappers
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(Warner Bros. Studio, circa 1937-1939) extremely rare page from a publicity Notebook featuring wrappers and boxes for an early Looney Tunes promotion
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from Get Rich Quick Porky39 - Original production drawing from Get Rich Quick Porky
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1937) Rare original production drawing of Porky Pig with Gabby Goat (an early Warner Bros. Star) from Get Rich Quick Porky. The
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Two original production drawings from Porky’s Picnic40 - Two original production drawings from Porky’s Picnic
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1939) Pair of original production drawings from the Bob Clampett directed short, Porky’s Picnic. Accomplished in graphite on un
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Original production drawing from Old Glory41 - Original production drawing from Old Glory
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1939) Rare original production drawing of Porky Pig from Old Glory. Included is an overlay cel signed by animator Cal Howard. T
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Original production cel from Porky the Giant Killer42 - Original production cel from Porky the Giant Killer
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1939) Original production cel of the Giant from Porky the Giant Killer. The cel was prepared at the studio for sale and is slig
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Original production cel and matching background from Hollywood Steps Out43 - Original production cel and matching background from Hollywood Steps Out
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1941) Rare original production cel and matching production background featuring characterizations of James Cagney and George Ra
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Original production cel and matching background from Hollywood Steps Out44 - Original production cel and matching background from Hollywood Steps Out
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1941) Rare original production cel and matching production background featuring characterizations of Groucho Marx and Clark Gab
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Estimates : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to r*****d for (7,000.00 + 1,610.00) x 1 = 8,610.00
 
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Original production drawing of Daffy Duck from Mexican Joyride45 - Original production drawing of Daffy Duck from Mexican Joyride
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1947) Rare original production drawing featuring Daffy Duck from Mexican Joyride. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 &#...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Bob Clampett signed publicity still from The Film Fan46 - Bob Clampett signed publicity still from The Film Fan
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1939) Studio publicity photo for the 1939 Porky Pig Short, The Film Fan, hand-signed by legendary animator/director Bob Clampet
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l******n for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Original production drawing from The Egg Collector47 - Original production drawing from The Egg Collector
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1940) Rare original production drawing of Sniffles from the Chuck Jones directed short, The Egg Collector. Accomplished in grap
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*****e for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Original production drawing from An Itch in Time48 - Original production drawing from An Itch in Time
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(Warner Bros. Studio 1943) Original production drawing from An Itch in Time. The untrimmed animation paper measures 9 ½ in. x 12 in. A corner o...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Original production drawing from Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears49 - Original production drawing from Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1944) Rare original production drawing of Bugs Bunny from the Chuck Jones directed short, Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears. Accom
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Two original production drawings from Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears50 - Two original production drawings from Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears
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(Warner Bros. Studios, 1944) Pair of original production drawings of Bugs Bunny from the Chuck Jones directed short, Bugs Bunny and the Three Bears. A
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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