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Hollywood Auction 44

Auction Details

Welcome to our latest Hollywood auction! Over 1,600 unique pieces of animation and Hollywood history are featured in this sale. In our day one offerings, we are pleased to be working with Van Eaton Galleries in presenting this unprecedented selection of items ranging from the dawn of animation, Gertie the Dinosaur, through the most beloved characters from Walt Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros. and Walter Lantz.

Day one highlights include:
• An historic handwritten letter by Walt Disney urging the creator of Mickey Mouse, Ub Iwerks, to move to California and become his chief animator.
• A collection of Mary Blair original conceptual paintings for The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, “It’s a Small World” ride, Melody Time, Peter Pan and Song of the South
• Herbert Ryman preliminary study for Tokyo Disneyland, signed and dated
• Rare set of 7 Courvoisier production setups of Dwarfs from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Original production cel of the Evil Queen from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs with Walt Disney signature
• Walt Disney’s Alpine Climbers one-sheet 40 x 60 in. poster
• Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty production cel and original large pan background
• Maleficent production cel with key matching background
• Gustaf Tenngren original concept paintings for Pinocchio
• Collection of original Walt Disney Studio maquettes from Pinocchio
• Tyrus Wong original concept painting from Bambi

Day two highlights include:
• The most famous film car in the world: the original hero road-going “GEN 11” Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
• Original concrete slab footprints and signatures of Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Sid Grauman: the first three imprints to start the tradition at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre
• Willis O’Brien articulated stop-motion armatures from War Eagles
• Wicked Witch of the West crystal ball from The Wizard of Oz
• Marilyn Monroe 1951 screen and publicity worn bathing suit from Let’s Make It Legal
• Original Discovery space suit chest-pack from 2001: A Space Odyssey
• Mel Stuart’s hand-annotated script and complete manuscript score for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
• The Paley Center for Media original Star Trek costumes from the exhibition “Star Trek: The Tradition Continues”
• Extremely rare early draft of John Lennon’s handwritten lyrics for “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds” from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

We hope you find something new and exciting from this catalog to add to your collection. Please remember we’re always interested in your future consignments for those who wish to pass ownership of their treasured pieces of Hollywood memorabilia to new caretakers.

Thank you for participating and good luck!
Original Walt Disney Pinocchio maquette from Pinocchio401Original Walt Disney Pinocchio maquette from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Pinocchio’s head measuring 4 ½ in. tall x 6 ¼ in. long x 5 in. wide. Mounted ...
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold for (6,000.00 + 1,080.00) x 1 = 7,080.00
Original Walt Disney Stromboli maquette from Pinocchio402Original Walt Disney Stromboli maquette from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Stromboli wielding a hatchet measuring 8 in. tall x 6 ¾ in. wide. The maquette dat...
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold for (6,000.00 + 1,080.00) x 1 = 7,080.00
Original Walt Disney Lampwick maquette from Pinocchio403Original Walt Disney Lampwick maquette from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Lampwick measuring 6 ½ in. tall x 4 ¼ in. wide. The maquette dates from appro...
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold for (6,000.00 + 1,080.00) x 1 = 7,080.00
Original Walt Disney Geppetto maquette from Pinocchio404Original Walt Disney Geppetto maquette from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Geppetto measuring 9 in. tall. The maquette dates from approximately 1938 (prior to the r
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Original Walt Disney Jiminy Cricket maquette from Pinocchio405Original Walt Disney Jiminy Cricket maquette from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Jiminy Cricket measuring 6 ½ in. tall. The maquette dates from approximately 1938 ...
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Original Walt Disney Pinocchio maquette from Pinocchio406Original Walt Disney Pinocchio maquette from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Pinocchio seated measuring 5 ¼ in. tall. The maquette dates from approximately 19...
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Original Walt Disney Chinese chef maquette from Peter Pan407Original Walt Disney Chinese chef maquette from Peter Pan
Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of a Chinese chef wielding a cleaver measuring 7 ½ in. tall. The maquette dates from approximately 1938 (p...
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Original Walt Disney Pinocchio with Figaro maquette from Pinocchio408Original Walt Disney Pinocchio with Figaro maquette from Pinocchio
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Pinocchio standing beside Figaro measuring 4 ¾ in. tall. The maquette dates from a...
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Original Walt Disney Rat maquette from The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad409Original Walt Disney Rat maquette from The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
(Walt Disney, 1949) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Rat holding his pipe. Measuring 7 ½ in. tall. Constructed of plaster and meticul...
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Original Walt Disney Mole maquette from The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad410Original Walt Disney Mole maquette from The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
(Walt Disney, 1949) Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Mole smiling with hat in hand. Measuring 5 in. tall. Stamped on the bottom of the base,
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold for (6,000.00 + 1,080.00) x 1 = 7,080.00
Walt Disney studio maquette of Buck from Home on the Range411Walt Disney studio maquette of Buck from Home on the Range
(Walt Disney, 2004) Original Walt Disney studio maquette of Buck the horse jumping over a fence from Home on the Range. Constructed of cast resin on
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Walt Disney studio maquette of Kronk from The Emperor’s New Groove412Walt Disney studio maquette of Kronk from The Emperor’s New Groove
(Walt Disney, 2000) Wonderful original Walt Disney studio maquette of Kronk, Yzma’s sidekick in The Emperor’s New Groove. Constructed of cast resin o
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Jose Carioca studio maquette by Joe Grant413Jose Carioca studio maquette by Joe Grant
Extremely rare ceramic studio maquette of Jose Carioca from The Three Caballeros. This particular maquette was made by animator Joe Grant who occasion
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
Brayton Laguna Pottery Snow White414Brayton Laguna Pottery Snow White
Brayton's Laguna Pottery was the first of the Southern California potters/ceramicists to produce Disney character figurines, beg...
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
Marx Disneykings Castle store display with figures in original box415Marx Disneykings Castle store display with figures in original box
The Marx Disneykings Castle store display with plastic 20 figures including Dewey, Daisey, Donald, Mickey, Minnie, Figaro, Pinocchio, Gepetto, Blue Fa
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (700.00 + 126.00) x 1 = 826.00
Original production cel of Plesiosaurs from Fantasia416Original production cel of Plesiosaurs from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Wonderful original Walt Disney production cel of Plesiosaurs feeding from Fantasia. The untrimmed cels measure 12 ½ in. x ...
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 288.00) x 1 = 1,888.00
Bambi by American Pottery Company417Bambi by American Pottery Company
The American Pottery Company under Evan Shaw was a short-lived but historically important southern California potter and was awarded licenses to produ
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (550.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 649.00
Original production cel of Madame Upanova and ostriches from Fantasia418Original production cel of Madame Upanova and ostriches from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production cel of Madame Upanova and ostriches from Fantasia. The cel has been professionally restored, the characters t
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Joe Grant original pastel artwork of hippo from “Dance of the Hours” sequence of Fantasia, signed419Joe Grant original pastel artwork of hippo from “Dance of the Hours” sequence of Fantasia, signed
(Walt Disney, 1940) Wonderful original color artwork featuring a hippo ballerina from the “Dance of the Hours” ballet sequence from Fantasia. This ch
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
Nubian zebra girl original production drawing from Fantasia420Nubian zebra girl original production drawing from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production layout drawing of the Nubian zebra girl from Fantasia. Accomplished in pencil on a 12 ½ in. x 15 ½...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Disney Prods 78 rpm phono record of Beethoven Symp No. 6, the Pastoral, used during mkng of Fantasia421Disney Prods 78 rpm phono record of Beethoven Symp No. 6, the Pastoral, used during mkng of Fantasia
78 rpm Phonograph Record. Beethoven, Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral." First two movements, of use as animation reference during the making of F...
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (450.00 + 81.00) x 1 = 531.00
“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” original production drawing of Mickey from Fantasia422“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” original production drawing of Mickey from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production drawing of Mickey from “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” segment of Fantasia. Accomplished in graphite and colored
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (475.00 + 85.50) x 1 = 560.50
“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” orig prod drawing of Mickey from lightening on mtn sequence of Fantasia423“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” orig prod drawing of Mickey from lightening on mtn sequence of Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production drawing of Mickey from the lightening on the mountain sequence from “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” segment of Fan
Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (900.00 + 162.00) x 1 = 1,062.00
Fantasia milkweed ballet original production cel and Courvoisier background424Fantasia milkweed ballet original production cel and Courvoisier background
(Walt Disney, 1940) Stunning Courvoisier Galleries setup featuring the delicate milkweed ballet from the “Waltz of the Flowers” sequence of Fantasia.
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
James Bodrero Fantasia layout drawing of Hippo and Alligator425James Bodrero Fantasia layout drawing of Hippo and Alligator
(Walt Disney, 1940) Book illustrator and writer James Bodrero worked at Disney producing beautiful character designs and concepts. This piece is from
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Fantasia production drawing of Pegasus with grapes #38426Fantasia production drawing of Pegasus with grapes #38
(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautiful story drawing featuring the Baby Pegasus from Disney’s Fantasia. The entire piece measures 10 in. x 12 in. with an image
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (900.00 + 162.00) x 1 = 1,062.00
Kaye Nielsen Fantasia pair of storyboard drawings427Kaye Nielsen Fantasia pair of storyboard drawings
(Walt Disney, 1940) Two impressive storyboard panels from the “Night on Bald Mountain” sequence by acclaimed artist Kaye Nielsen. Nielsen, considered
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Fantasia Dark Horseman Kay Nielsen concept artwork428Fantasia Dark Horseman Kay Nielsen concept artwork
(Walt Disney, 1940) Amazing Kay Nielsen original pastel concept artwork for the “Night on Bald Mountain” sequence from Fantasia. The piece is framed w
Start Price : 8,000.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
Fantasia production cel and original background of Pegasus family flying429Fantasia production cel and original background of Pegasus family flying
(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautiful production cel and production background featuring the Pegasus family from Fantasia. The entire piece is framed with a m
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
Fantasia Night on Bald Mountain production drawing of the Chernabog430Fantasia Night on Bald Mountain production drawing of the Chernabog
(Walt Disney, 1940) Powerful original production drawing of the Chernabog from the “Night on Bald Mountain” sequence of Fantasia. The untrimmed animat
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Ben Alligator and Elephanchine watercolor concept artwork from Fantasia431Ben Alligator and Elephanchine watercolor concept artwork from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Nicely detailed original concept artwork featuring Ben Alligator hoisting Elephanchine above his head. Accomplished in graphite,
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Mary Blair concept art for proposed “Baby Ballet” sequence from Fantasia432Mary Blair concept art for proposed “Baby Ballet” sequence from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Watercolor and pastel on 12-field animation paper. Mary Blair started at Disney in 1940 and this piece may very well be one of he
Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Nubian zebra girl original color production drawing from Fantasia433Nubian zebra girl original color production drawing from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original color production layout drawing of the Nubian zebra girl pouring wine into a bowl from Fantasia. Accomplished in graphit
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
Melinda Centaurette original color model drawing from Fantasia434Melinda Centaurette original color model drawing from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original color model drawing of Melinda the centaurette from Fantasia. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on a 12 ...
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Melinda Centaurette original production drawing from Fantasia435Melinda Centaurette original production drawing from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production layout drawing of the Melinda the centaurette from Fantasia. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on a
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (450.00 + 81.00) x 1 = 531.00
Baby Pegasus original production cel from Fantasia436Baby Pegasus original production cel from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production cel featuring Baby Pegasus from Fantasia. The trimmed cel measures approx. 4 ¼ in. x 5 in., image size...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
Melinda Centaurette original production drawing from Fantasia437Melinda Centaurette original production drawing from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production layout drawing of Melinda the centaurette from Fantasia. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on a 12
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
Brutus centaur original production  drawing from Fantasia438Brutus centaur original production drawing from Fantasia
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production layout drawing of the centaur, Brutus, from Fantasia. Accomplished in pencil on a 12 ½ in. x 15 ½...
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Fantasia “Dance of the Hours” original production cel on Courvoisier background439Fantasia “Dance of the Hours” original production cel on Courvoisier background
(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production cel of an ostrich from the “Dance of the Hours” sequence of Fantasia. The image is placed on its original back
Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Fantasia ostrich concept art440Fantasia ostrich concept art
(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautifully detailed storyboard panel featuring an ostrich from Fantasia. The entire piece measures 3 ¾ in. x 5 ¼ in. ...
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Walt Disney Mickey Mouse orig cust cel presented to co-founder & pres of Technicolor, Herbert Kalmus441Walt Disney Mickey Mouse orig cust cel presented to co-founder & pres of Technicolor, Herbert Kalmus
Technicolor was the most widely used color motion picture process in Hollywood from 1922 to 1952. Known and celebrated for its saturated levels of co
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Original Floyd Gottfredson Mickey Mouse painting, Mickey Mouse on Sky Island442Original Floyd Gottfredson Mickey Mouse painting, Mickey Mouse on Sky Island
Original painting of Mickey Mouse titled, Mickey Mouse on Sky Island, by Floyd Gottfredson, accomplished in ink and animator’s gouache on a 20 in. x 2
Start Price : 6,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
Walt’s Field Day program and inter-office memo443Walt’s Field Day program and inter-office memo
Program for the June 4, 1938 event called, “Walt’s Field Day,” a Disney Studio party to celebrate the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (550.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 649.00
Walt Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1936444Walt Disney Studio Christmas Card for 1936
Beautiful Walt Disney Studio Christmas card for 1936 featuring Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Pluto. Lithograph on card stock and stamped on the verso ...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (750.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 885.00
Walt Disney signed and inscribed letter to Clair Weeks 1956445Walt Disney signed and inscribed letter to Clair Weeks 1956
A Missionary's son, Clair Weeks was born in India and came to the United States in his late teens. In 1936 he joined the staff of Walt Disney as an as
Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (9,500.00 + 1,710.00) x 1 = 11,210.00
The Art of Animation signd by Mary Blair, Marc Davis, Frank Thomas, etc446The Art of Animation signd by Mary Blair, Marc Davis, Frank Thomas, etc
Walt Disney – The Art of Animation: The story of the Disney Studio contribution to a new art. By Bob Thomas with the Walt Disney staff, with research
Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (1,400.00 + 252.00) x 1 = 1,652.00
Walt Disney signed waiver letter and minutes approval of the special director’s meeting447Walt Disney signed waiver letter and minutes approval of the special director’s meeting
8 ½ in. x 11 in. document from the directors of Walt Disney Incorporated, waiving notice of a special meeting of the Board of Directors on June...
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,600.00 + 288.00) x 1 = 1,888.00
Historic Mutual Release agreement between Walt Disney Studio and Ub Iwerks448Historic Mutual Release agreement between Walt Disney Studio and Ub Iwerks
Typed Document Signed, Folio, 2 pages, dated January 22, 1930, releasing Ub Iwerks from his contract with Walt Disney Studio and transferring all his
Start Price : 10,000.00 | Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold for (10,000.00 + 1,800.00) x 1 = 11,800.00
Charles B. Mintz TLS regarding Virginia Davis, Walt Disney’s “Alice”449Charles B. Mintz TLS regarding Virginia Davis, Walt Disney’s “Alice”
Charles B. Mintz, Typed Letter Signed, One page, Quarto, dated Oct. 1st, 1925, on M.J. Winkler Distributor letterhead bearing the Krazy Kat and Disney
Start Price : 4,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold for (4,000.00 + 720.00) x 1 = 4,720.00
1924 Walt Disney hndwrtn letter to Mickey Mouse creator Ub Iwerks dscsng mv to CA to join his studio4501924 Walt Disney hndwrtn letter to Mickey Mouse creator Ub Iwerks dscsng mv to CA to join his studio
Walt Disney Historic Autograph Letter Signed, Quarto, Four pages, on Disney Bros. Studio letterhead, dated June 1st, 1924, to “Dear friend Ubbe,” Ub I
Start Price : 60,000.00 | Estimates : 60,000.00 - 80,000.00
Sold for (210,000.00 + 37,800.00) x 1 = 247,800.00