Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    What's Opera, Doc? III Chuck Jones Limited Edition #22 of 500 (Warner Brothers, 1988). Considered to be one of Warner Brothers Studio's best cartoon shorts ever, What's Opera Doc (1957) parodies Richard Wagner's operatic cycle, The Ring of the Nibelung, in a brilliant seven-minute cartoon. With Elmer Fudd singing "...Kill da wabbit, kill da wabbit!" the cartoon was both hilarious and dramatic all at once and the Maurice Noble backgrounds made it visually stunning. Chuck Jones' genius shines through in the limited edition art that he created to commemorate this classic. This is edition 22/500 and is signed by Jones (1912 - 2002). It was an instant sell-out back in 1988. The cel size is 13.5" x 15.5" and is matted and framed under Plexiglas with a mat opening of 12.75" x 15" and a frame measuring 20.75" x 23.75". Condition is Fine. Frame is sold as-is.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,192

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Dec 9, 2018 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 10 days left to consign to the 2021 October 2 - 3 International Comic & Original Art Signature Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The level of expertise and professionalism from everyone on your staff from the very beginning to the end was exceptional.
    Ed Lambert,
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search