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    The Wise Little Hen Size Comparison Model Sheet Original Art and Print (Walt Disney, 1934). "Will you help me plant my corn?" sings the Wise Little Hen to first Peter Pig, then Donald Duck. They both make believe they are sick and cannot help. This Silly Symphony cartoon, based on the fairy tale "Little Red Hen," was the screen debut of Donald Duck. The short was directed by Wilfred Jackson and released on 6/9/34. Donald's first on-screen appearance is at the 2:06 mark, dancing to "Sailors Hornpipe." This is the historic original artwork for the first studio-published comparison size model sheet of Donald Duck. It is marked "The Wise Little Hen US 20" and has the Wise Little Hen, Peter Pig, and Donald Duck next to each other for size comparison, with various poses of the chicks. Art is in graphite on 12 field 2-peghole paper; an actual 12" x 9.5" unframed hand-colored studio model sheet print made from this artwork is included. The original artwork is matted with an opening of 12" x 10", and framed with Plexiglas for an overall size of 22" x 18". Very historic lot, worthy of museum placement! Both art and print have minor handling and edge wear. Very Good condition.

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