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    The Ghost Town Painted Backgrounds Group of 2 (Terrytoons, 1944). In this Mannie Davis-directed cartoon, Gandy Goose and Sourpuss are weary prospectors in the desert, looking for a place to bed down for the night. They should have kept going! This Halloween-themed cartoon was released on 9/22/44. Here are two original hand-painted 13" x 9.5" production backgrounds from the short, painted by either Anderson Craig or Robert Blanchard. The first is noted as 5A, and shows a beaten-up slot machine inside the Ghost Town Saloon; find it at the 1:40 mark as a top-hatted ghost tries his luck. The second is noted as 33 in the upper right; it can be seen at the 5:13 mark, when Sourpuss rounds the corner as a ghost chases him. Both are painted in gouache on skimmed 13" x 9.5" illustration board with Terrytoons stamps on the reverse. Minor handling/edge wear; Very Good condition.

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    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
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