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    Mr. Magoo TV Commercial Painted Background Color Key Group of 18 (UPA, c. 1960s). In the early 1960s, UPA Studio began using the studio's most popular character, Mr. Magoo, in a series of TV commercials. Most were for General Electric, with Magoo pitching GE's Soft White lightbulbs. Here is a set of rare background color key paintings by Sam Clayberger, who worked on a number of Mr. Magoo projects. These are painted in greytone gouache on small pieces of board; average size is 4.75" x 3.5", but a few are a bit smaller. Four color keys have a "space alien" theme, and two show Magoo himself. The remaining color key paintings are various indoor/outdoor scenes. Minor handling; Very Good to Fine condition.

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    April, 2019
    28th Sunday
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