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    Dear Old Switzerland Painted Production Backgrounds Group of 2 (Terrytoons, 1944). Eddie Donnelly directed this wintertime ski-themed short, which was released on 12/22/44, the last Terrytoons cartoon of that year. Here are two snowy hand-painted backgrounds, each on 12 field 3-top peghole light animation board with a studio stamp on the reverse. The first is marked as #4; it's seen at the :49 mark, right before the snowman dance. The second piece is marked as 10 in the upper margin, seen at the 1:33 mark. This is the scene with a line of dancing goats who milk each other while singing (we can't make this stuff up, folks!), and both are noted in the upper left with production number T-374. In Very Good condition with minor handling and edge wear.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    3rd Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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