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DescriptionAlice in Wonderland Production Cel with Production Background (Walt Disney, 1951). "Tulgey Wood? I don't remember this. Let me see..." This goofy critter sees an opportunity for humor in this spectacular hand-inked and hand-painted original production cel from 1951's Alice in Wonderland. This fantastic moment can be seen at the 50:33 mark of the film, after Alice leaves the Mad Hatter's tea party and swears that she has "had enough nonsense." Alice in Wonderland is based on the absurdist Alice books by Lewis Carroll, and it perhaps the studio's most surreal film. Alice was played by Disney Legend inductee Kathryn Beaumont, who also provided the voice for Peter Pan's Wendy. This whimsical cel of Alice is trimmed to image and mounted to an original production background from Disney's 1950 Jack Hannah and Charles A. Nichols-directed theatrical short Morris the Midget Moose, hand-painted by Ray Huffine. This gorgeous background rendered in gouache on 5-peghole art paper can be seen at approximately the :43 mark of the short. The painting measures 11" x 9" on the 10" x 12" paper. An exciting and seamless two-for-one, this incredible piece shows minor handling and edge wear, and the background has pinholes in the corners and sides. The condition overall is Very Good.
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