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    Egyptian Melodies Painted Background (Walt Disney, 1931). An outstanding hand-painted production background. This piece comes from the Wilfred Jackson-directed Silly Symphonies short, "Egyptian Melodies," released on 8/21/31. This is the door at the base of the Sphinx, where a long-legged spider enters. It can be seen at about the 0:37 mark into the short. Notes on bottom border read "Scene #2." The painting is on 12 field 2-peghole lightweight board. Beautiful painting, with the spider's web prominent on the left. In Fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    10th-11th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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