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    Mighty Mouse Image on Production Background (Terrytoons, 1945). "Here I come to save the day!" An outstanding rare 1945 Terrytoons studio gift setup. This is a great hand-painted and trimmed image of a flying Mighty Mouse of 5.5". Rendered in gouache on light board. The trimmed image is affixed to a production background from the Terrytoons 1945 theatrical short Aesop's Fable - The Watch Dog. This is the story of a dog named Hector who yearns to be a hunting dog. The background is gouache on 12 field background board. It is marked T3890. It can be seen around the 6:19 mark into the cartoon. The mat is hand-signed by studio head, Mr. Paul Terry (1887 - 1971). The mat has Mighty Mouse written on border as well as "With all good wishes to Stephanie Anne from Paul Terry." This is a rare animation legend signature from the 1940s. The Mighty Mouse art and background are in a mat of 15.5" x 13.5", with an opening of 10" x 8". Mat has handling, fade and edge wear, artwork is in Very Good condition.

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    December, 2019
    13th-15th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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