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    The Yogi Bear Show Snagglepuss Character Design/Model Sheet Original Art by Dick Bickenbach Group of 3 (Hanna-Barbera, 1961). "Heavens to Murgatroyd!" Snagglepuss appeared in several early 1960s H-B cartoons as a guest star. On 1/30/61, he got his own cartoon segment as part of The Yogi Bear Show. He went on to appear in 32 of his own cartoons. As an aspiring thespian, another of his catch lines was "Exit, Stage Left!" Since his beginning days at H-B, he has gone on to be a classic studio character who has appeared in countless animated studio projects Here is essentially the "birth" of Snagglepuss. This is a group of three sheets filled with original character design/model sheet drawings of Snagglepuss, done by studio character designer Dick Bickenbach. Mr. Bickenbach began with Hanna-Barbera in 1957 and was one of their longest running employees. He created the look of many of the studio's classic characters, responsible for character design, layouts, and model sheets. These 11 original Bickenbach drawings would be used for studio model sheets on how to draw the character. Each one is trimmed to a specific image and mounted to paper with tape. The backing sheets measure 11" x 8.5"; each one has been attached to new 12 field animation sheets. Trimmed images like this would be grouped together and photographed for printed model sheets. These represent very important Bickenbach studio charter design artwork origins. Minor handling and edge wear, tape on each. Good condition overall.

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