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    Gustaf Tenggren The Old Mill Concept/Storyboard Drawing (Walt Disney, 1937). Gustaf Tenggren (1896 - 1970) was a Swedish American illustrator who was Walt Disney Studios' chief illustrator from 1936 to 1940. His work on Snow White is legendary. He also worked on Pinocchio, Bambi and such shorts as The Ugly Duckling and The Old Mill. This is a rare storyboard/concept art from the hand of Mr. Tenggren from The Old Mill. Graphite on 12 field 5-peghole animation paper. This film was directed by Wilfred Jackson and won an Academy Award. It was released on 11/5/37. It was voted #14 in the Jerry Beck 1994 book, The 50 Greatest Cartoons. His short was considered a testing ground for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The artwork is signed Tenggren at the bottom right. Pinholes in corners and minor handling, otherwise in Fine condition.

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