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    Little Hiawatha Bear Cub Production Cel (Walt Disney, 1937). A sweet Silly Symphonies short directed by David Hand, Little Hiawatha tells the story of a young Indian boy out on his first hunt, who finds he hasn't the heart to kill his prey. This is the memorable scene where Hiawatha follows a set of bear tracks that lead him face to face (or, quite literally, "nose to nose") with a bear cub. This is an original Courvoisier set-up, with meticulously hand-trimmed cels placed over a specially prepared background. The set-up is matted with an opening of 8.75" x 7", with the hand-lettered title, a common Courvoisier touch. Framed with glass to an overall size of 17" x 16", with the original Courvoisier label attached to the reverse. A very slight bit of glue discoloring shadows the background behind the bear cub, but the paint is Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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