Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Limited Edition Cel #377/500 (MGM, 1993). The Grinch TV special is approximately 25 minutes long without commercials, and in 1993, production cels from this animated classic were becoming very limited in availability. Due to this, Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002) created a drawing that was used as the basis for a limited edition cel titled "On Becoming a Reindeer." The cel was released in an edition of 500 copies and sold out almost instantly upon release. The images of Grinch and Max are larger than in production cels, standing 5" and 9" respectively. The cel is on a print background for presentation purposes. A striking image, this hand-painted cel is very difficult to find today. It has a Linda Jones seal, Linda Jones certification on the reverse of the mat, and is signed by Chuck Jones. What an image! This is #377 of only 500 copies, and is in Fine condition.

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