Hollywood Auction 44

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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!
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Chuck Jones original layout drawing of Santa from A Chipmunk Christmas1 - Chuck Jones original layout drawing of Santa from A Chipmunk Christmas
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(Bagdasarian Productions, 1981) Original Chuck Jones layout drawing from the 1981 TV special A Chipmunk Christmas. The untrimmed animation paper measu
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (225.00 + 40.50) x 1 = 265.50
 
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Matched pair of Mickey Mouse 60th Anniversary limited edition cels2 - Matched pair of Mickey Mouse 60th Anniversary limited edition cels
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Two hand-painted limited edition cels, each numbered 36/950. These cels were produced in 1989 to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Mickey Mouse and
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to a********w for (550.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 649.00
 
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Original production cel of Flora from Sleeping Beauty3 - Original production cel of Flora from Sleeping Beauty
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(Walt Disney, 1959) Original production cel of Flora, one of the good fairies, from Sleeping Beauty. The trimmed cel measures 9 ½ in. x 12 ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to c*****e for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
 
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Original production cel of Gideon from Pinocchio4 - Original production cel of Gideon from Pinocchio
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(Walt Disney, 1940) Original production cel of Gideon (voiced by Mel Blanc) from Pinocchio. The irregularly trimmed cel measures approx. 7 in. x 10 i
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Disney Pocahontas pair of production drawings by Glen Keane and John Pomeroy5 - Disney Pocahontas pair of production drawings by Glen Keane and John Pomeroy
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(Walt Disney, 1995) Pair of stunning rough production drawings from Pocahontas. The drawing of Pocahontas is by animator Glen Keane and is matched wit
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Original production drawings of Maleficent as the Dragon from Sleeping Beauty6 - Original production drawings of Maleficent as the Dragon from Sleeping Beauty
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(Walt Disney, 1959) Three original production drawings of Maleficent as the Dragon from the climax of the film. Accomplished in pencil on 12 ½...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
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Original production cel of Goliath II and Mother from Goliath II7 - Original production cel of Goliath II and Mother from Goliath II
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(Walt Disney, 1960) Original production cel of Goliath II and his Mother from Disney’s Goliath II. The untrimmed cel measures 12 ½ in. x 17 in...
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Two Paula Abdul music video production cels from “Opposites Attract”8 - Two Paula Abdul music video production cels from “Opposites Attract”
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Two original production cels and photographic backgrounds from Paula Abdul’s 1989 music video, “Opposites Attract.” This sequence appears in the clos
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Original multi-page story and artwork by Roy Williams for The Mickey Mouse Club9 - Original multi-page story and artwork by Roy Williams for The Mickey Mouse Club
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Charming 20-page story and original artwork for a performance on The Mickey Mouse Club titled, “The Magic Words,” by Walt Disney staff artist, Roy Wil
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Original production cel of girl doll from Disney’s Broken Toys10 - Original production cel of girl doll from Disney’s Broken Toys
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(Walt Disney, 1935) Original production cel of the girl ragdoll with her toy dog on a leash from this classic Silly Symphony. Cel measures 9 ½...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,180.00
 
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