Lady and the Tramp Production Cel an...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
Auction Preview: Preview items may not have yet been properly described or vetted, and items are posted as soon as they have a description or a picture. We are continuing to add and correct information as we approach the auction posting date, so check back here often and Contact us with any comments or suggestions.
DescriptionLady and the Tramp Production Cel and Master Background VIP Setup (Walt Disney, 1955). "...and they call it Bella Notte." Story man Joe Rinaldi was an excellent artist, and his detailed concept art for Lady and the Tramp was considered key to developing the look of the film, and to the film's success. Here is a special VIP setup presented to Joe by the studio. This exceptional setup is from the film's pivotal scene at Tony's Italian restaurant, showing Tony and his cook Joe as they serenade the dogs while they share a dinner of spaghetti and "meats balls," generously provided by Tony (who calls Tramp "Butch"). Using a production background of the restaurant's back alley (it's noted as 7.0 71 in the lower border, seen at the 47:08 mark in the film), the Disney Studio Arts Props Department carefully trimmed to outline hand-inked, hand-painted production cels of Tramp and Lady (as seen at the 46:08 mark) with Tony, and Joe, and affixed them to the background. The setup was then sprayed with a matte fixative to preserve it and cut glare for display purposes. For hardcore fans of Lady and the Tramp, this one-of-a-kind piece is a dream come true! The setup is matted with an approximate opening of 16.5" x 10", and an overall mat size of 20" x 15.5". Small stains and a 1" tear to the mat. Minor handling wear. Very Good condition. From the Joe Rinaldi Estate.
Signature®: Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)
Signature® Floor Sessions
Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.