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    Doctor Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas The Grinch and Max Production Cel and Key Master Background (MGM, 1966). "I wouldn't touch you with a thirty-nine-and-a-half foot pole!" Thurl Ravenscroft (the voice of Tony the Tiger as well as the Grinch's singing voice) sings this at the 9:00 mark of this classic TV special. This is a rare hand-painted production cel of the Grinch and Max, as he completes his Santa costume. The cel is on a Key Master hand-painted production background, one of only a very few Key Master setups we've seen to date. Grinch director Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002) hand-signed the cel, which includes a Linda Jones seal and two Linda Jones Letters of Authenticity -- one for the cel, the other for the background. Max and the Grinch are 3" and 4". Matted with an opening of 8" x 12", and framed with Plexiglas for an overall size of 21.5" x 18". Fine condition. From the Chuck Jones Archives.

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