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    Flirty Birdy Tom and Jerry Animation Drawing (MGM, 1945). Tom has tricked Jerry with cheese into two pieces of bread, and is about to bite into his Jerry sandwich, in this incredible original 12 field animation drawing. Wow! If ever there was the "ultimate" 1940s Tom and Jerry production drawing, this has to be it – it's one of the best we've seen to date! You can find Flirty Birdy online; see this image at the 0:44 mark. This Bill Hanna and Joe Barbera-directed laugh-fest was released to theaters on 9/22/1945. This extra-large image is in graphite, with an overall size of 9" x 7.25". It's matted with an opening of 12" x 10", and framed using Plexiglas; frame size is 21" x 22". Frame is sold as-is. Art condition is Very Good with minor handling wear.

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