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    Pinocchio Stromboli Concept/Character Design Art (Walt Disney, 1940). Presented in this lot is an early concept art piece featuring Stromboli from Pinocchio. Stromboli is the creation of animator Bill Tytla (1904 - 1968). It is thought that casting Tytla as the animator of Stromboli was typecasting of a sort -- like the puppet master, Tytla was tall, imposing, and vibrant in personality. While working on Stromboli's animation of the character, Tytla would act out each sequence -- this performance could be heard throughout the studio; Eric Larson "thought the walls would fall in". This early character development/concept piece shows Stromboli with a much longer beard than he had in the final film version. It also shows him in a different costume. Stromboli makes his first appearance in the film around the 35:45 time mark. This amazing concept piece is in a frame of 11.75" x 13.25" with a matboard aperture of 6.5" x 8". Frame sold as-is. Condition is Very Good.

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    June, 2020
    19th-21st Friday-Sunday
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