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    Somewhere in Egypt Master Production Backgrounds Group of 3 (Terrytoons, 1943). This is a great series of three hand-painted Master production backgrounds from the Gandy Goose and Sourpuss World War II-inspired short. The cartoon opens with the desert in Egypt with a sign that says "Rommel Slept Here." Gandy plays his flute and the two are taken into a Sphinx filled with mummies and skeletons. Gouache on 12 field 3-peghole background board measuring 10" x 13". Written on the border of all three is T 349. The sheet music can be seen around the :49 mark into the short while the outstanding gold mummy's head is around the 2:46 mark. It is interesting that some scenes show a full moon, while others have a crescent moon! This short was directed by Mannie Davis and released on 9/17/43. Minor handling and edge wear. Very Good condition.

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    December, 2017
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