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    Egyptian Melodies Production Background with New Cel (Walt Disney, 1931/2001). A spider wanders into the Sphinx, and mummies and hieroglyphics come to life! This black and white Silly Symphony short was directed by Wilfred Jackson and was released on 8/21/31. This is an extremely rare 12 field 2-peghole black and white hand-painted production background of the walls of the inside of the Sphinx, marked Scene #12. It can be seen around the 3:34 mark and is held on screen for a nice duration. A newly created cel of the hieroglyphics dancing on the ledge was made in 2001 to be displayed with the background at "Walt Disney: The Man and His Magic." This exhibit was held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on May 13 - September 4, 2001. This exhibit was put on by The Walt Disney Family Foundation and Retlaw Enterprises. Black and white production backgrounds from this era of Disney animation are considered very rare. Background measures 12" x 9.5". Minor handling. Very Good condition.

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