Speed Racer Background Original Cel Get Ready Animation
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Speed Racer Background Original Cel Get Ready Animation

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Speed Racer Background Original Cel Get Ready Animation
Speed Racer is a show featuring a young racer named Speed and his ultimate driving machine, the Mach 5. Speed Racer combines racing with international intrigue. Speed is an eighteen year old car driver, and is one of the youngest in the international * racing cicuit. Speed also has martial art talents and tried to do the right thing whenever possible. Trixie is Speed's girlfriend, she is a seventeen year old pilot of airplanes and helicopters and often rides along as Speed's assistant and navigator. Racer * X (Rex Racer) is Speed's older brother, who left home years before after a dispute with Pops over a crashed car. He eventually became one of the world's best drivers and a secret agent for the International Secret Service. Spritle is Speed's little brother * and turned eight years of age in the episode "The Royal Racer." Spritle and Chim Chim usually always follow along Trixie and Speed in the trunk of their Mach 5 car. Chim Chim is the family's pet chimpanzee, and Spritle's best friend. Chim Chim makes it his * duty that Trixie and Speed get home safely. * * * * Start revving up those engines boys and girls, the race is about to begin... * * * Original Production Background and Animated Cel * Overall Size of Background: 10" x 13 1/2" Overall Size of the Cel: 9" x 10 1/2" Very Good Condition; been stored * * * This is an original hand-painted cel set-up used in the production of an episode of "Speed Racer." Each one-of-a-kind set-up represents a slight change in position of the characters. When individually photographed and projected in rapid succession, the images * appear to move. * * To create production cels, the original animator's drawing is transferred onto an acetate cel (by hand-inking and/or photo copying). The cel is then hand-painted on the reverse side. The background accompanying this set-up is a hand-painted original production * background. * * The background and cel are ready to be matted and framed. It is a colored background with a cel and has the animator's notations at the top of both. *