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    First Aiders Production Background with Figaro Cel (Walt Disney, 1944/c. 1940s). Figaro the Cat proved to be so popular in the animated feature film Pinocchio that he went on to star in seven Walt Disney Studio theatrical shorts. This is an original 12 field hand-painted production background from Figaro's fourth short, which starred Minnie Mouse as a nurse in training, with Pluto. Figaro jumps up on this chair watching Pluto get Minnie's early praise. You can see this background around the 1:18 mark. Production number is in the bottom right corner, with studio stamps on the reverse and an ok by director Charles Nichols. Gouache on 12 field 5-peghole background board. There's a slight crease in the top left corner, and pin/staple holes in border areas as well. Placed on the background is a great 12 field hand-inked, hand-painted Figaro cel from another short. The cel works perfectly with the background. Figaro setups from the 1940s are considered very rare. Adorable image of Figaro, with a figure size of 3". Background condition is Good; cel is Very Good.

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