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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Cindy-Lou Who Production Cel and Animation Drawing (MGM, 1966). Sweet little Cindy-Lou Who, was no more than two, is a central character to this beloved holiday classic. Voiced by "The First Lady of Animation," June Foray (1917 - 2017), she stole everyone's heart when she asked, "Santy Claus, why? Why are you taking our Christmas tree? Why?" Here she is, in an original hand-painted 12 field production cel and matching animation drawing. She has an approximate overall size of 3.75" x 4.5"; the cel includes a print background, added for presentation purposes. We have searched the film for this exact image, but could not locate it; we suspect this is from one of the bits that were edited out of the original version, which was trimmed slightly for later showings. We checked the production number on the drawing, and it is indeed 7755, the number that appears on other drawings we've seen from the film. Both pieces are matted with openings of 9" x 7" for the cel, 9.5" x 7.5". for the drawing. They are each framed with Plexiglas (cel) and glass (drawing). Frames are sold in as-is condition. Cel and drawing are in Fine condition.

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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session - The Art of Anime and Everything Cool (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 16001-16308) - 10:00 AM Central Time, Friday, December 10, 2021.
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