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    Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs Studio Model Sheet (Warner Brothers, 1942). One of the most controversial cartoons ever made, Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs belongs at the top of the list of Warner Brothers' "Censored 11" shorts. It was directed by Bob Clampett and was a parody of Disney's Snow White. This incredibly rare studio model sheet from a very different time features images of the stars of this short including models of all seven dwarfs. It also bears a Leon Schlesinger Studio stamp with the Van Nuys Ave address (home of Termite Terrace). It is printed on 17" x 12" photographic paper. While the subject matter of this film is certainly questionable today, the quality of animation cannot be denied. It's a jazzy, upbeat cartoon with all the classic Clampett tropes. Model sheets from this era are in tremendous demand by collectors and especially ones from a short as notorious as this one. The piece shows light handling and has a fold crease through the center. Condition is Very Good. This lot will have to ship from Dallas to the winning bidder. From the Rev Chaney Archives.

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