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    Disneyland "Pluto's Day"/The Simple Things Mickey Mouse Production Cel (Walt Disney, c. 1950s). "It's the simple things, that give my heart it wings, like fishing on a sunny day!" These are the lyrics that begin Mickey Mouse's last Classic Era theatrical cartoon. This short was directed by Charles Nichols and released on 4/18/53; it starred Mickey Mouse and his old pal Pluto. This extraordinary piece is an original hand-inked, hand-painted and trimmed production cel. This scene shows Mickey walking through the rocks on the beach, laden with seagulls, to get to his favorite fishing hole. This cel is not from the short, it is from new interstitial animation done for the Disneyland television show; "Pluto's Day." This was the 12th episode in Season Three of the Disneyland TV series; it aired on 12/12/56. The show included The Simple Things within the show. In this composition you see Mickey with his fishing pole in his left hand making this a remarkable and rare piece. In the theatrical cartoon Mickey has his fishing pole in his right hand. The full-figure image of Mickey measures 4". The artwork is an original Art Corner Cel sold at Disneyland and bares the original Walt Disney Productions gold sticker on the back. It is in the original mat measuring 12" x 9". Very Good condition

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