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DescriptionFun and Fancy Free Early Concept Art (Walt Disney, 1947).
This compilation animated feature film featured Bongo and Mickey and the Beanstalk. Originally Bill Contrell and T. Hee brought the idea of an animated Mickey Mouse stand-alone film of this story called The Legend of Happy Valley. It was shelved due to the Disney Strike and World War II. It eventually made its way into Fun and Fancy Free. This film and this segment would be the last time Walt Disney provided the voice for Mickey Mouse in an animated film. There is a great new book on the history of this film called The Making of Walt Disney's Fun and Fancy Free by JB Kaufman that just came out. This is an early 1940's rare concept art painting of an early rendering of Willie the Giant, holding Donald Duck in his right hand. Gauche on 16 field, 5-peghole animation paper. Huge Willie image of 14". Minor handling, edge wear and tear. Good condition. Rare!
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