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    Make Mine Music "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" Willie the Whale Animation Drawing (Walt Disney, 1946).
    "Willie the Operatic Whale" also known as "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met", was released theatrically on 8/15/46 as a segment in "Make Mine Music", then re-issued the following year accompanying a re-issue of Fantasia as a short subject before the film. "Willie the Operatic Whale" was produced by Walt Disney, with Nelson Eddy providing the voice of both the narrator and various characters. Two of "Walt's Nine Old Men", Ward Kimball and John Lounsbery are credited as animators in this Clyde Geronimi-directed short. In this lot is an incredible 16 field, 5-peghole animation drawing of Willie the Whale from "The Whale Who Wanted To Sing at the Met " section of the film. Graphite with great red and blue pencil highlights. This is Willie singing in his Mephistopheles outfit. A large image of 10" x 7". A "66" is written in the bottom right corner. Very Good condition.


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    February
    3rd Monday
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    9th-10th Sunday-Monday
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