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    A Star is Hatched Charlie Chaplin Animation Drawing Sequence of 3 (Warner Brothers, 1938). The classic film story A Star is Born has been made as a live-action film four times (beginning with Janet Gaynor in 1937, up to 2018's version starring Lady Gaga ), plus this clever cartoon takeoff. Here is a very rare sequence of three 12 field 2-peghole animation drawings of silent film star superstar Charlie Chaplin walking and twirling his cane. These were done by a very young Robert McKimson (1910 - 1977). He went on to become one of the great Looney Tunes directors. He animated on this Friz Freleng-directed short that was released on 4/2/38. The scene to this sequence can be found around the 5:30 mark, when Emily the chicken walks on the studio lot, past dressing room #9. Graphite with brown, green and tan pencil highlights. This wonderful 4" - 5" sequence of three drawings showcases one of the superstars of the Golden Age of Hollywood, making a quick cameo in this cartoon. Slight green mark on upper left border on two, well away from any artwork. Minor handling and edge wear. In Very Good condition.

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    June, 2019
    15th-16th Saturday-Sunday
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