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    My Boy Johnny Painted Backgrounds Group of 2 (Terrytoons, 1944). Eddie Donnelly directed this World War II propaganda short, featuring Gandy Goose as a soldier returned to civilian life, set to the tune of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home." These two hand-painted 12 field 3-peghole backgrounds are from this Academy Award-nominated short. One is noted as 19D in the upper right corner; it shows a factory ready to produce household items, like refrigerators pre-stocked with once-rationed food. It can be seen at the 2:31 mark. The second piece is seen at 4:06, showing the modern-style bathtub in Gandy's new home. Both are painted in gouache on lightweight board with studio stamps on the reverse.

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