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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Original title card animation background for Henpecked Hoboes41 - Original title card animation background for Henpecked Hoboes
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(MGM, 1946) Original production background used for the opening titles of Tex Avery’s classic chort, Henpecked Hoboes. Accomplished in gouache and ai
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to a********w for (1,300.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,534.00
 
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Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny production drawing from Hare-Breadth Hurry42 - Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny production drawing from Hare-Breadth Hurry
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(Warner Bros., 1963) Rare Chuck Jones production drawing of Bugs Bunny from Hare-Breadth Hurry. In this short, the Coyote is after Bugs Bunny rather t
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (375.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 442.50
 
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Bugs Bunny and Edward G. Robinson original Virgil Ross drawing43 - Bugs Bunny and Edward G. Robinson original Virgil Ross drawing
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Original drawing of Edward G. Robinson holding a gun at Bugs Bunny by Virgil Ross. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on a 10 ¼ in. x...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m*******0 for (1,300.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,534.00
 
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Bugs Bunny and Gossamer original Virgil Ross drawing44 - Bugs Bunny and Gossamer original Virgil Ross drawing
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Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny eating a carrot and Gossamer, the big orange monster, by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m*******n for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
 
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Bugs Bunny as Barber of Seville original Virgil Ross drawing45 - Bugs Bunny as Barber of Seville original Virgil Ross drawing
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Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny as the Barber of Seville by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s****d for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
 
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Bugs Bunny and Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing46 - Bugs Bunny and Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing
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Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny and Marvin Martian by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image size o
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to p*********a for (900.00 + 162.00) x 1 = 1,062.00
 
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Bugs and McCrory original Virgil Ross drawing47 - Bugs and McCrory original Virgil Ross drawing
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Original drawing featuring Bugs Bunny and McCrory by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image size of 8 in.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s*****k for (500.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 590.00
 
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Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing48 - Marvin Martian original Virgil Ross drawing
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Original drawing featuring Marvin Martian by Virgil Ross. The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 in. x 12 in., with an image size of 8 in. in. x 8
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (900.00 + 162.00) x 1 = 1,062.00
 
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The Fox and the Hound pair of original production cels49 - The Fox and the Hound pair of original production cels
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(Walt Disney, 1981) Pair of original animation production cels accomplished in gouache on a 12 ½ in. x 16 in. registration-punched celluloid de...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m******l for (450.00 + 81.00) x 1 = 531.00
 
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The Black Cauldron pair of original production cels50 - The Black Cauldron pair of original production cels
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(Walt Disney, 1985) Pair of original animation production cels accomplished in pen & ink and animator’s gouache on 11 in. x 17 in. registration-...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (325.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 383.50
 
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Toby Tortoise Returns original production drawing of Toby and Max with audience color model51 - Toby Tortoise Returns original production drawing of Toby and Max with audience color model
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(Walt Disney, 1936) Original production drawing of Toby Tortoise and Max boxing from Toby Tortoise Returns. Together with a color model drawing of th
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (375.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 442.50
 
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Elmer Elephant pair of original production drawings of Elmer & Tilly52 - Elmer Elephant pair of original production drawings of Elmer & Tilly
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(Walt Disney, 1936) Pair of original production drawings of Elmer and Tilly from Elmer Elephant. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on anima
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (375.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 442.50
 
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Grim Natwich color model53 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Grim Natwich color model
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(Walt Disney, 1937) Color model drawing of Snow White sweeping accomplished in graphite and colored pencil with production notations in red and rubber
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (950.00 + 171.00) x 1 = 1,121.00
 
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Mickey Mouse The Worm Turns original model drawing54 - Mickey Mouse The Worm Turns original model drawing
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(Walt Disney, 1937) Original model drawing of Mickey from The Worm Turns. Accomplished in pencil and colored pencil on a 10 in. x 12 in. leaf of anima
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to a********w for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
 
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Bongo the Bear production background from Fun and Fancy Free55 - Bongo the Bear production background from Fun and Fancy Free
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(Walt Disney, 1947) Stunning stand-alone background featuring a forest scene from the “Bongo the Bear” sequence of Fun and Fancy Free. Accomplished i
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to a********l.. for (2,000.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,360.00
 
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Peter Pan Captain Hook model drawing for expressions56 - Peter Pan Captain Hook model drawing for expressions
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(Walt Disney, 1953) Beautiful original model drawings of Captain Hook from Peter Pan. The untrimmed animation paper measures 12 ½ in. x 16 in. ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to m**v for (1,500.00 + 270.00) x 1 = 1,770.00
 
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Fantasia creature original model sheet drawing57 - Fantasia creature original model sheet drawing
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(Walt Disney, 1940) Unusual pencil model drawing for a creature to be used in Fantasia. Marked with the Fantasia production number and a “Return To Ch
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to k******n for (1,000.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,180.00
 
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Fantasia original production storyboard drawing of baby Pegasus58 - Fantasia original production storyboard drawing of baby Pegasus
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(Walt Disney, 1940) Beautiful storyboard drawing featuring the Baby Pegasus from Disney’s Fantasia. The entire piece measures 10 in. x 12 in. with an
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (850.00 + 153.00) x 1 = 1,003.00
 
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Brother Bear William Silvers concept painting59 - Brother Bear William Silvers concept painting
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(Walt Disney, 2003) Stunning concept/background key painting by background artist William Silvers for Brother Bear. The entire piece measures 8 in. x
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Original production cel of Prince Phillip fighting Maleficent as the Dragon from Sleeping Beauty60 - Original production cel of Prince Phillip fighting Maleficent as the Dragon from Sleeping Beauty
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(Walt Disney, 1959) Fantastic original production cel featuring Maleficent as the Dragon lunging at Prince Phillip during the thrilling battle sequenc
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,900.00 + 342.00) x 1 = 2,242.00
 
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