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 production cel from The Little Mermaid141 - Original production cel from The Little Mermaid
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(Walt Disney, 1989) Original production cel featuring Ariel from The Little Mermaid. Cel measures 10 ¾ in. x 16 ¾ in. Ariel measures 4 i...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to j*********y for (700.00 + 126.00) x 1 = 826.00
 
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Collection of Preston Blair drawings for Red Hot Riding Hood142 - Collection of Preston Blair drawings for Red Hot Riding Hood
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(MGM, 1945) Eight rare original Rough Production Drawings by Preston Blair for Tex Avery’s Swing Shift Cinderella. These production drawings were used
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (1,600.00 + 288.00) x 1 = 1,888.00
 
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MGM Studios Blitz Wolf original title background143 - MGM Studios Blitz Wolf original title background
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(MGM, 1942) Extremely rare original title background from MGM Studios’ Blitz Wolf, directed by Tex Avery. The original production background is accomp
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to b*******o for (950.00 + 171.00) x 1 = 1,121.00
 
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Tex Avery Red Hot Rangers title card144 - Tex Avery Red Hot Rangers title card
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(MGM, 1947) Extremely rare original background title card from Tex Avery’s Red Hot Rangers. Paired with a professionally recreated overlay cel. Artwor
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 144.00) x 1 = 944.00
 
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“The Cat and the Mermouse” Tom & Jerry title card145 - “The Cat and the Mermouse” Tom & Jerry title card
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(MGM, 1949) Extremely rare original background title card from MGM’s Tom and Jerry short, “The Cat And The Mermouse.” The original production backgrou
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (750.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 885.00
 
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Tom And Jerry original production cel and production background from The Little Orphan146 - Tom And Jerry original production cel and production background from The Little Orphan
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(MGM, 1949) Extremely rare original cel and background from the MGM Tom and Jerry short, The Little Orphan. Image measures approx. 8 in. x 9 ½ ...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
 
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Color storyboard drawings from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!147 - Color storyboard drawings from How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
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(MGM, 1966) Six (6) color storyboard drawings from How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Accomplished in graphite, ink, marker and animator’s gouache on 5
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (750.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 885.00
 
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The Flintstones production cel and background early 1960s148 - The Flintstones production cel and background early 1960s
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Original cels and background from an early 1960s episode of The Flintstones featuring Fred, Barney and Betty. The background was slightly trimmed at t
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (750.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 885.00
 
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The Flintstones Pebbles original pencil production model sheet149 - The Flintstones Pebbles original pencil production model sheet
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Extremely rare early 1960s original pencil model sheet of Pebbles. Once approved, model sheets like this would have been reproduced and distributed am
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
 
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The Flintstones original pencil production model sheet150 - The Flintstones original pencil production model sheet
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1961) Nice layout of Fred Flintstone from the 1961 episode, “The Beauty Contest.” The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 ½ i...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (350.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 413.00
 
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The Flintstones early storyboard drawings from the episodes “The Swimming Pool”151 - The Flintstones early storyboard drawings from the episodes “The Swimming Pool”
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1960) The Flintstones first aired in September 1960. Previous to the series going into full production, Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera sto
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,300.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,534.00
 
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The Flintstones production cel and original background152 - The Flintstones production cel and original background
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1960s) Excellent multi-cel setup featuring Barney Rubble placed on an original production background from the series. Both the cels an
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
 
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The Flintstones layout drawing of Wilma and Betty signed by Bob Singer153 - The Flintstones layout drawing of Wilma and Betty signed by Bob Singer
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1961) Beautiful layout drawing featuring Betty and Wilma from the episode, “Wilma's Vanishing Money.” The untrimmed animation pa...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to k*****e for (500.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 590.00
 
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The Flintstones original background layout drawing154 - The Flintstones original background layout drawing
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1964) Wonderful detailed pencil layout drawing from the 1964 episode, “Monster Fred.” The layout features outlines of Dino, Fred and B
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 144.00) x 1 = 944.00
 
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The Flintstones layout drawing of Wilma and Pebbles155 - The Flintstones layout drawing of Wilma and Pebbles
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1964) Nice layout of Wilma and Pebbles from the 1964 episode, “Glue for Two.” The untrimmed animation paper measures 10 ½ in. x...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 236.00
 
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The Flintstones production cel and original background of Barney and Hoppy156 - The Flintstones production cel and original background of Barney and Hoppy
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Excellent multi-cel setup featuring Barney Rubble placed on an original production background from the series. Both the cels and background have been
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (550.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 649.00
 
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The Flintstones layout drawing of Fred in bedroom signed by Dick Bickenbach157 - The Flintstones layout drawing of Fred in bedroom signed by Dick Bickenbach
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1962) Beautiful interior layout featuring Fred Flintstone from the 1962 Episode, “Foxy Grandma.” The untrimmed animation paper measure
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (600.00 + 108.00) x 1 = 708.00
 
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Hanna-Barbera Jack & the Beanstalk prod photos of Gene Kelly & Bobby Riha158 - Hanna-Barbera Jack & the Beanstalk prod photos of Gene Kelly & Bobby Riha
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1967) Collection of items from Hanna-Barbera’s Jack and the Beanstalk which won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program. Inc
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Super Friends main title final scene production cel and background159 - Super Friends main title final scene production cel and background
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1973-1977) Original production 12 field main title final scene cel and hand-painted production background. Comprises hand-painted bac
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to d*******d for (7,000.00 + 1,260.00) x 1 = 8,260.00
 
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Original production main title final scene cel and production background from Speed Buggy160 - Original production main title final scene cel and production background from Speed Buggy
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(Hanna-Barbera, 1973-1974) Original 12 field production main title final scene cel and hand-painted production background from Speed Buggy. Comprises
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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