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    Superman Studio Model Sheets Group of 3 (Max Fleischer, 1941). The Fleischer Studio Superman cartoons are regarded as some of the finest animation outside of Disney Studios ever produced. No expense was spared in the production of this theatrical series of animated short films released in Technicolor through Paramount Pictures. Only 17 Superman cartoons were ever made and any items used in their production are in huge demand by collectors of both animation and comics. These are three studio model sheets from the early beginnings of this animated series. The first is a rough model of Superman presumably for pre-production which shows him constructed out of blocks to train animators on drawing the character in proper perspective. The second is from cartoon #2, Mechanical Monsters and details assorted poses and facial expressions of the villainous "Inventor." Third is a model of the dinosaur-like "Monster" from cartoon #4 The Arctic Giant. All three are printed on photographic paper, dated 1941 and range in size from 18" x 12.5" to 21.5" x 15". Items like these are considered official studio documents that were never meant to leave the studio, making them very rare and highly prized by collectors. They have been rolled and exhibit handling and edge wear. Condition is Very Good. From the Rev Chaney Archives.

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