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    Life with Feathers Sylvester the Cat Color Model Cel (Warner Brothers, 1945). This short marks the theatrical debut of Sylvester Cat. Directed by Friz Freleng, it tells the tale of heartbroken lovebird's decision to commit suicide after his marriage goes sour. Unable to do the deed himself, he tries to convince a suspicious Sylvester to eat him. This is an original hand-inked, hand-painted color model cel of Sylvester from the making of this cartoon. Since this was the character's first appearance the decision to make his nose red had not yet been made. As a result, this is an extraordinarily rare pre-production color model cel of the character before the final details of his look were established. The 7" x 3" image is on a 12 field cel and this image with the correct colors can be seen at the 5:21 mark. Condition is Very Good. From the Rev Chaney Archives.

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