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    Hollywood Steps Out Painted Background (Warner Brothers, 1941). This Tex Avery-directed short was a parody of Hollywood celebrities attending an evening at famed Hollywood nightclub Ciro's. It premiered on 5/24/41 and featured a who's who in Hollywood at the time. This is a rare hand-painted 2-peghole 12 field production background of Ciro's coat and hat check room. It can be seen in the short at the 5:26 mark. Clark Gable is doing a conga dance and pursuing a blonde. He looks at the camera and states, "Don't go away folks... this outta be good!" The art measures 12.5" x 10", and the top border is marked Sc 27 MM19. Fine condition.

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