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    Beany and Cecil Production Cel Signed by Bob Clampett (Paramount Pictures, 1962). Created by the legendary Looney Tunes animator Bob Clampett (1913-1984), Beany and Cecil was a 1962 animated series based on the television puppet show Time for Beany, also produced by Clampett. Celebrated for frequent satirical references to current events and personalities, Beany and Cecil was a children's show that managed to attract many adult viewers. It was the first, along with The Jetsons and The Flintstones, color TV series by the ABC network. Here is hand-inked and hand-painted original production cel of the two title characters, the cupid-faced Beany and his seasick sea serpent friend Cecil. This delightful piece is displayed over a sheet of paper signed by Bob Clampett himself. The hand-written note with musical notes reads, "wishin' you a thousand Cecil slurp kisses" and "this is an original from the very first Beany and Cecil cartoooooon". The "B" in Clampett's signature wears a hand-drawn propeller beanie. This piece is framed under glass with a mat window size of 9.25" x 7.5" and an overall frame size of 17" x 14". There is some light paint damage on Beany, and the cel otherwise shows minor handling wear. The condition is Good, and the frame is sold as is.


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