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    I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown! Snoopy Production Cel (Bill Melendez, 2003). Rerun Van Pelt thinks Snoopy is great and asks Santa for a dog; as he says this, Snoopy -- dressed as the Great World War I Flying Ace -- steps out and puts an Ace Airlines sign on the side of his doghouse/plane. Charlie Brown exclaims as he watches: "Why can't I have a dog like everyone else's?" This is an outstanding hand-painted production cel of Snoopy as the Flying Ace with his plane, on a print background for presentation purposes. A studio seal is on the cel and director and studio head Bill Melendez (1916-2008) has signed it. A great 4.5" image of Snoopy and his plane, it can be seen at about 25:58 into the cartoon. As a bonus, the original 12 field animation drawing of Snoopy is mounted to the back of the matted cel, and is also signed by Melendez. Any production cel of Snoopy as the Flying Ace is rare, and this one is in Fine condition.

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    June, 2016
    11th-12th Saturday-Sunday
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