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    Mopping Up Painted Background Group (Terrytoons, 1943). A pair of original hand-painted production backgrounds of Japanese WWII planes, from a Gandy Goose propaganda short, directed by Eddie Donnelly. In this cartoon, Pvt. Gandy and Sgt. Sourpuss fly a bombing raid on Berlin and chase Hitler (as a pig) and Mussolini (a monkey) to Egypt; later, their tank becomes a plane and they defeat a Japanese pilot. The backgrounds are in watercolor or gouache on heavyweight animation background sheets marked T 344, Sc 45 and Sc 46; both have been trimmed to showcase the airplane wings. Each plane is approximately 19" x 13". Great paintings! Fine condition.

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    April, 2015
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
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