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    Keep 'em Growing Painted Background Group (Terrytoons, 1943). This WWII-era cartoon addresses the labor shortage in the US, due to so many young men serving in the armed forces. In this short, a Pig stands on the tree trunk in front of the house and tells the animals they all have to do their part to work the farm. Mannie Davis directed this short, which was released on 7/28/43. This pair of hand-painted 12 field production backgrounds are in watercolor or gouache on heavyweight 13" x 10" animation sheets, with the "Terrytoons, Inc." stamp on the reverse. The tree trunk has trimmed "shoes" glued in place, and shows the house and barn; the other is of the field, and both are marked T-346. Very nice images! Overall Fine condition.

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    April, 2015
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
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