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    Doctor Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Production Cel Setup (MGM, 1966). "Mr. Grinch... you're a bad banana with a greasy black peel!" One of the most iconic images from this film that everyone remembers is Max's tail coming out of the sewing machine while Mr. Grinch makes his Santa Costume, to the tune of "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch" playing in the background. This is a rare production 5-cel setup of the sewing machine's needle, Max's tail and the Grinch's hands holding down the red material. New cels of the sewing machine and Grinch belly were added as they were held cels in the production. This iconic scene can be seen at the 8:42 mark into the special. The cel has an estate plate signature of Chuck Jones and has a Linda Jones seal and Linda Jones COA. A very ICONIC image! Fine condition. From the Chuck Jones Archives.

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    July, 2017
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
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