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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Production Cel and Animation Drawing Signed by Chuck Jones (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, Mr. Grinch... You're a bad banana with a greasy black peel!" Seen at the 12:37 mark of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, this is a magnificent hand-painted original production cel featuring the Grinch when he climbs down the first Whoville chimney as Boris Karloff narrates, "then he slid down the chimney, a rather tight pinch, but if Santa could do it, then so could the Grinch." An iconic and memorable image from the celebrated Chuck Jones-directed holiday TV special, this piece is signed by Chuck Jones himself. It bears a Linda Jones Enterprises seal, and it is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. The 12 field cel is displayed on a printed background for presentation purposes. Included is the matching production 12 field graphite drawing. The drawing is also signed by the legendary animator. Both pieces are in a double aperture frame of 18.25" x 35". Frame sold as-is. Artwork is in Very Good 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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