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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Mr. Duck Steps Out original pan watercolor production background21 - Mr. Duck Steps Out original pan watercolor production background
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(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautiful watercolor production background of the interior of Donald’s house from Mr. Duck Steps Out. The background is featured
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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The Robber Kitten original production drawing of Ambrose & Dirty Bill shaking hands22 - The Robber Kitten original production drawing of Ambrose & Dirty Bill shaking hands
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(Walt Disney, 1935) Original production drawing of Ambrose and Dirty Bill shaking hands from The Robber Kitten. Accomplished in pencil on a 10 in. x
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (325.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 383.50
 
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Pair of conceptual paintings from The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride23 - Pair of conceptual paintings from The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride
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(Walt Disney, 1998) Pair of background color key paintings featuring an expanse of savanna and huge termite mound. Accomplished in tempera on illustr
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to c******s for (325.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 383.50
 
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The Big Bad Wolf original Disney book art featuring Little Red with two pigs24 - The Big Bad Wolf original Disney book art featuring Little Red with two pigs
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Beautiful pencil illustration for a book based on The Big Bad Wolf (1934). Done at the time of production at the studio, this drawing was most likely
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 590.00
 
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Original panoramic drawing of Maleficent by Marc Davis from Sleeping Beauty25 - Original panoramic drawing of Maleficent by Marc Davis from Sleeping Beauty
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(Walt Disney, 1959) Fantastic original production drawing featuring a scowling Maleficent wielding her staff. Artwork is by Marc Davis. Accomplished
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to e*****o for (1,000.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,180.00
 
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit production cel26 - Who Framed Roger Rabbit production cel
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(Walt Disney, 1988) Original production cel of Roger Rabbit, placed on the matching working photographic background. Both the cel and photo background
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to l******t for (425.00 + 76.50) x 1 = 501.50
 
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Jessica Rabbit original production cel from Who Framed Roger Rabbit27 - Jessica Rabbit original production cel from Who Framed Roger Rabbit
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(Disney/Amblin, 1988) Beautiful original production cel of Jessica Rabbit with photographic background. The cel measures 11 ¾ in. x 16 ½ ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (3,250.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,835.00
 
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Original production cel of Edgar from The Aristocats28 - Original production cel of Edgar from The Aristocats
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(Walt Disney, 1970) Original production cel of the scheming Butler, Edgar. The cel measures 12 ½ in. x 16 in., Edgar measures 6 in. x 9 in.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s********4 for (200.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 236.00
 
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Original production cels of Fauna and Merryweather from Sleeping Beauty29 - Original production cels of Fauna and Merryweather from Sleeping Beauty
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(Walt Disney, 1959) Original production cel of good fairies Fauna and Merryweather from Sleeping Beauty. The cels were originally sold at Disneyland
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to c*****e for (475.00 + 85.50) x 1 = 560.50
 
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Pecos Bill original production cel on production background30 - Pecos Bill original production cel on production background
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(Walt Disney, 1948) Impressive original production cel of a young Pecos Bill besting a Rattlesnake from the Pecos Bill sequence of Melody Time. The im
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Original model cel of Perdita from 101 Dalmatians31 - Original model cel of Perdita from 101 Dalmatians
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(Walt Disney, 1961) Wonderful original model cel of Perdita from 101 Dalmatians. The trimmed cel measures 8 in. x 11 in. with an image size of 3 &#...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to l******t for (800.00 + 144.00) x 1 = 944.00
 
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Walt Disney Johnny Appleseed Original Cel and original  background from Melody Time32 - Walt Disney Johnny Appleseed Original Cel and original background from Melody Time
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(Walt Disney, 1948) Wonderful original production cel featuring Johnny Appleseed holding a sapling at a fencepost in a scene from Melody Time. The c
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Cinderella original production cel and production background from Cinderella signed by Walt Disney33 - Cinderella original production cel and production background from Cinderella signed by Walt Disney
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(Walt Disney, 1950) Stunning original production cel featuring Cinderella in her gown placed on the original hand-painted production background of the
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Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Original production cel and background from Cinderella34 - Original production cel and background from Cinderella
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(Walt Disney, 1950) Fantastic original cel featuring mice and birds assisting with the assembly of Cinderalla’s gown. The cels are trimmed and placed
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to f***r for (8,500.00 + 1,530.00) x 1 = 10,030.00
 
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Mickey Mouse Sorceror’s Apprentice production cel from Fantasia35 - Mickey Mouse Sorceror’s Apprentice production cel from Fantasia
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(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautiful production cel of Mickey in one of his most famous roles, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice from Fantasia. The cel is trimmed an
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Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to f***r for (9,000.00 + 1,620.00) x 1 = 10,620.00
 
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Tinkerbell original production cel from Peter Pan36 - Tinkerbell original production cel from Peter Pan
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(Walt Disney, 1953) Excellent original production cel of Tinkerbell from Peter Pan. The unusually large image of Tinkerbell is paired with a separate
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Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,750.00 + 675.00) x 1 = 4,425.00
 
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Lady and the Tramp original production cel and matching pan production background37 - Lady and the Tramp original production cel and matching pan production background
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(Walt Disney, 1955) Beautiful Pan Production background with matching Production cel of tramp from Disney’s Lady And The Tramp. Shot in Cinemascope, t
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to f***r for (11,000.00 + 1,980.00) x 1 = 12,980.00
 
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Original production cel and production background from Song of the South signed by Walt Disney38 - Original production cel and production background from Song of the South signed by Walt Disney
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(Walt Disney, 1946) Original production cel of B’rer Rabbit with a hand-painted production background from Song of the South. This piece has been fram
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to f***r for (12,000.00 + 2,160.00) x 1 = 14,160.00
 
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Gertie the Dinosaur Winsor McCay original drawing 191439 - Gertie the Dinosaur Winsor McCay original drawing 1914
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(McCay, 1914) Rare original animation drawing from Winsor McCay’s third film and his finest achievement in animation, Gertie the Dinosaur. Gertie adv
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to j**********e for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
 
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MGM Studios Tom And Jerry production background and publicity cel40 - MGM Studios Tom And Jerry production background and publicity cel
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Fantastic 1940s era publicity cel applied to a hand-painted production background as prepared by MGM Studios for presentation. Created by William Hann
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to d*******d for (3,500.00 + 630.00) x 1 = 4,130.00
 
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