Animation Auction July 29, 2012

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Welcome to our Summer 2012 Animation Auction! We are pleased to present this offering of over 900 unique lots of amazing art. Working in partnership with Van Eaton Galleries, we have assembled some of the most important animation artwork ever created by Walt Disney, Walter Lantz, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros., Charles Schulz, among others. You will undoubtedly find your favorite characters among this collection.

Here are a few of the highlights:

• Fleischer Studios rare color production cel and production background featuring Betty Boop
• Extremely rare animation cel from Chuck Jones’ One Froggy Evening
• Original production cel from the opening titles of the classic Bewitched TV series
• Gustaf Tenggren original painting of Little Red Riding Hood
• “Ratty” ride car from the Disneyland “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride” attraction
• Rare Disneyland vintage attraction posters
• Original and unique Prospectus for the funding of Disneyland
• Walt Disney’s documented first movie camera for Laugh-O-Grams
• Ub Iwerks Steamboat Willie layout drawing
• Walt Disney and staff signed “Snow White” book
• Vertical pan production background of the Hag creating the Poison Apple from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
• Original cel and matching background featuring Pinocchio, Geppetto and Figaro
• Mary Blair original concept artwork
• Eyvind Earle original concept art
• Original production cel from the “Bella Notte” sequence of Lady and the Tramp
• Original production cel and matching production background from The Jungle Book

There is something for everyone here and we know you will be as delighted as we are with this catalog. Also keep in mind that we are happy to assist those who are interested in consigning. Please contact us with any questions. Thank you for participating and best of luck to you!

Joe Maddalena and the PIH Team
Condition Reports: If you wish to obtain additional information on a particular lot, or cannot appear at the viewing, Profiles may provide, upon request, a condition report. We remind prospective buyers that descriptions of property are not warranted and that each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the terms of the limited warranty. Condition reports, as other descriptions of property, are not warranted; they are only provided as a service to interested clients.
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Gustaf Tenggren original painting of Little Red Riding Hood222 - Gustaf Tenggren original painting of Little Red Riding Hood
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(c. 1920s) Original painting most likely for a children’s book by Gustaf Tenggren. Tenggren was a well-known book illustrator in the 1920s, and was hi
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to f***r for (19,000.00 + 4,370.00) x 1 = 23,370.00
 
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Original production cel and production background from The Jetsons223 - Original production cel and production background from The Jetsons
Profiles in History
(Hanna-Barbera Studios, 1985) Original production cel of the Jetson Family paired with a production background from the 1985 TV Series. The cel of the
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Signed 3-cel setup of 50+ characters from A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration!: 50 Years of Hanna-Barbera224 - Signed 3-cel setup of 50+ characters from A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration!: 50 Years of Hanna-Barbera
Profiles in History
(Hanna-Barbera Studios, 1989). Impressive three-cel setup featuring over 50 Hanna-Barbera characters from a 1989 TV documentary on Bill Hanna and Joe
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (550.00 + 126.50) x 1 = 676.50
 
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Jay Ward signed Rocky and Bullwinkle scene cel225 - Jay Ward signed Rocky and Bullwinkle scene cel
Profiles in History
(Jay Ward Productions, 1970s) Hand-painted scene cel featuring Rocky, Bullwinkle, Boris, and Natasha. Ward produced and sold these cels through his Du
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Two original production cels featuring the Roadrunner and Bugs Bunny226 - Two original production cels featuring the Roadrunner and Bugs Bunny
Profiles in History
(Warner Bros. Studios, 1970s) Two original productions cels from late 1970s productions featuring the Roadrunner and Bugs Bunny. The untrimmed cels me
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******s for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
 
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Friz Freleng signed Chorus Line hand-painted limited edition227 - Friz Freleng signed Chorus Line hand-painted limited edition
Profiles in History
(Warner Bros. Studios, 1989) Hand-painted limited edition cel numbered 45/750. Released in 1989. The entire piece measures 13 ½ in. x 26 in. an...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******s for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
 
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Two original production cels featuring Woody Woodpecker and Chilly Willy228 - Two original production cels featuring Woody Woodpecker and Chilly Willy
Profiles in History
(Walter Lantz/Universal Studios, 1970s) Two original production cels featuring Walter Lantz’s most popular characters. The untrimmed cel of Woody Wood
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to c********... for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
 
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Three original production cels featuring Superman229 - Three original production cels featuring Superman
Profiles in History
(Hanna-Barbera Studios/Filmation Studios, 1973/1967) Three original production cels featuring Superman. One cel is from Hanna-Barbera’s Superfriends s
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (600.00 + 138.00) x 1 = 738.00
 
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Original production cel from The Simpsons230 - Original production cel from The Simpsons
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(Twentieth Century Fox, 2001) Original production cel featuring the Simpson Family from the episode titled, “Simpson Safari.” The untrimmed 10 ½...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j****r for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Original production cel from The Simpsons231 - Original production cel from The Simpsons
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(Twentieth Century Fox, 2001) Original production cel featuring Homer Simpson from the episode titled, “Jaws Wired Shut.” The untrimmed 10 ½ in...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j****r for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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