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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Betty Boop Dizzy Dishes background layout with Fritz the Dog drawing1 - Betty Boop Dizzy Dishes background layout with Fritz the Dog drawing
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(Fleischer Studios, 1930) Extremely rare background layout from the first appearance of Betty Boop, Dizzy Dishes. The layout is paired with a rare tri
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 184.00) x 1 = 984.00
 
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Fleischer Studios Koko the Clown production drawing2 - Fleischer Studios Koko the Clown production drawing
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(Fleischer Studios, 1930s) Original production drawing of Koko The Clown from an early 1930s Fleischer Studios Short. Accomplished in graphite on untr
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,230.00
 
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Fleischer Studios Popeye production drawing3 - Fleischer Studios Popeye production drawing
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(Fleischer Studios, 1934) A very early original production drawing of Popeye from Sock-a-Bye Baby. Accomplished in graphite on untrimmed 8 ½ in...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Original production cel of Spies from Gulliver’s Travels4 - Original production cel of Spies from Gulliver’s Travels
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(Fleischer Studios, 1939) Original production cel featuring Snoop and Snitch, two of the Blefuscu Spies from Fleischer’s Gulliver’s Travels. The cel
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Original background layout drawing from Gulliver’s Travels5 - Original background layout drawing from Gulliver’s Travels
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(Fleischer Studios, 1939) Original production layout drawing from Gulliver’s Travels. Accomplished in graphite on untrimmed animation paper measuring
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (4,250.00 + 977.50) x 1 = 5,227.50
 
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Fleischer Studios original production cel from Small Fry6 - Fleischer Studios original production cel from Small Fry
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(Fleischer Studios, 1939) Original production cel of seahorses from the 1939 short, Small Fry. The cel is slightly trimmed to 8 ½ in. x 9 ¼...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Set of two original production cels and production backgrounds from Poor Cinderella7 - Set of two original production cels and production backgrounds from Poor Cinderella
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(Fleischer Studios, 1934) Rare set of 2 original production cels, both with original background paintings from Max Fleischer’s 1934 short film, Poor C
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Estimates : 40,000.00 - 60,000.00
Sold to f***r for (40,000.00 + 9,200.00) x 1 = 49,200.00
 
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Fleischer Superman “The Mummy Strikes” concept drawing8 - Fleischer Superman “The Mummy Strikes” concept drawing
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(Famous Studios/Fleischer Studios, 1943) Original concept pastel drawing for the Fleischer Studios Superman episode, “The Mummy Strikes.” Although 13
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a*******0 for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Original Bill Tytla model drawing for Little Audrey9 - Original Bill Tytla model drawing for Little Audrey
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(Paramount/Famous Studios, 1948) Original layout drawing by animator Bill Tytla for the Little Audrey animated shorts produced by Paramount between 19
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Original pencil layout drawing from Popeye’s Mirthday10 - Original pencil layout drawing from Popeye’s Mirthday
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(Paramount/Famous Studios, 1953) Original layout drawing featuring Popeye from a Famous Studios short titled, Popeye’s Mirthday. Accomplished in graph
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to v********o for (125.00 + 28.75) x 1 = 153.75
 
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