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    Gulliver's Travels Gabby Model Sheet Original Art (Max Fleischer, 1939). "There's a giant on the beach! There's a giant on the beach!" This is the line most associated with the character Gabby in this film. He was voiced by Pinto Colvig, who also did the voices of Goofy, Practical Pig, Grumpy, and Sleepy for Disney. The Gabby character was so popular that he had a brief spin-off series of theatrical shorts on his own. This is a rare original pasted-up animators' model sheet for this character. It is labeled "Gabby Model Chart Number Two" and dated Jan. 10, 1938 (this film was released 12/22/39). It has eight major graphite images, trimmed to edge and mounted. Model sheets are important documents to the animating process. These cut-out and pasted-up originals are photographed and prints are given to all working on the film. This has a signature sheet that includes approval signatures of Max Fleischer, Dave Fleischer, and five other key people that have given their OK. Incredibly rare and important piece of animation art! The model sheet paste-up is in a glass-front frame measuring 24" x 20" with a mat opening of 16" x 13". Gabby images within the model sheet range from 2" - 7". Frame is sold as-is, art condition is Very Good.

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