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    Now That Summer Is Gone Gambling Squirrel and Beans the Cat Animation Drawings Group of 2 (Warner Brothers, 1938/c. 1930s). A pair of rare pre-production drawings from the early days of Warner Brothers animation. Many of the Merry Melodies shorts were named after songs owned by Warner Brothers, including the Frank Tashlin-directed Now That Summer Is Gone. Here's a layout or animator's practice drawing of the little squirrel who gambles away his winter's supply of nuts from this short; the largest image measures 3.25" x 5". Art is in graphite and red pencil on a sheet of 12 field 2-peghole animation paper. The second drawing of a derby-wearing cat in overalls is one of the earliest stars of the Looney Tunes series, Beans. He was teamed with an early version of Porky Pig, as the team of Porky and Beans. This full-figure image is drawn in graphite over blue pencil, with a figure size of 3.5" tall. Both pieces of art have minor handling and edge wear. Very Good condition.


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