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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Grinch in Santa Suit Production Cel with Recreated Cel Overlay (MGM, 1966). "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch. You really are a heel. You're as cuddly as a cactus. You're as charming as an eel!" What more can you say about this green-furred cad? Here's the red-eyed rotter in his phony Santa Claus suit, right after stealing every bit of the Who's Christmas, as seen at the 20:18 mark in online viewings. The Grinch's head (and his Santa hat) are on an original hand-painted 12 field production cel, while his body image was recreated on a hand-painted cel; the head size is approximately 3" x 3.75", while the complete image measures 6" x 9", set against a blue paper background. Included on the cel is a small Linda Jones holograph seal and an autopen Chuck Jones Estate signature in the lower left. A 2001 Linda Jones Certificate of Authenticity is included. Cel setup is in Fine condition.


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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    10th Friday 9:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    10th-13th Friday-Monday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    10 Days 20h 5m 20s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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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.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



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