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    Nelly's Folly Story Concept Drawings by Chuck Jones Group of 55(Warner Brothers, 1961). "Our story begins in dark, brooding Africa." Nelly's Folly is an incredibly poignant and beautifully designed cartoon written and directed by the legendary Chuck Jones (1912 -- 2002). It tells the tale of Nelly a singing giraffe who finds fame and fortune in the New York city only to be undone by scandal. One of the film's co-directors was Maurice Noble which explains the amazing layout design for this brilliant Warner Brothers theatrical short. Included in this lot are 55 original story concept drawings of characters and scenes from the early stages in developing this story and virtually every one can be found throughout the picture. All are rendered in graphite on 14 field 3-peghole paper and a few include handwritten direction by Mr. Jones. This is literally a stack of original Chuck Jones drawings, any one of which would be a prized addition to a Warner Brothers or Chuck Jones art collection. The entire lot shows light handling and edge wear. Condition is Very Good. From the Willie Ito Collection.

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    June, 2020
    19th-21st Friday-Sunday
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