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    Peanuts - Ford Falcon TV Commercial Charlie Brown with Linus and Snoopy Production Cel Setup and Animation Drawing (Playhouse Pictures, 1959/61). This is a great, hand-inked, hand-painted 5-cel production setup of Charlie Brown, Linus, and Snoopy for Ford. Charlie Brown and the Charles Schulz Peanuts characters were first animated for Ford Falcon spots on The Ford Show Starring Tennessee Ernie Ford. Art Director on all these was Bill Melendez, working at Playhouse Pictures. Sterling Sturtevant was the designer, with animation done by Bill Melendez and Rob Scriber. Many were written by the great Chris Jenkyns. Jay Walter Thompson was the agency that handled this account and ad campaign. Any and all artwork from these spots is considered historical. In the setup, the gang appears to be covered with something that exploded. Extensive ink and paint notes are on the side of this cel setup. The matching animation drawing, without the explosion effects, is also included. Minor handling wear. Very Good condition.

    More Information: EDIT: added Charles Schulz

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    December, 2018
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
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