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    Beatles Yellow Submarine Apple Bonker Production Cel Setup (United Artists/King Features, 1968). The Beatles began the Apple Corps. in January, 1968. The band's new record label Apple was created as a division of Apple Corps. This cel is significant in that the Yellow Submarine film was released in the UK on September 17, 1968, so that at the time the film was made, people were aware of the formation of Apple. This original production cel features a tall "Apple Bonker," set to drop a green apple (done in the shape of the Apple Corps logo), while behind him, all four Beatles have combined to drop another apple on the Bonker. Finding all four Beatles on one cel is very rare, and to have them all in their Sgt. Pepper's band outfits really makes this one special. The stacked Beatles image stands about 9" while the Bonker is 10". The two-cel setup is placed over a print background; production numbers are visible in the lower margin. Light ink wear, but otherwise Fine condition.

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