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    Pocahontas Painted Production Background with Presentation Cel (Walt Disney, 1995). "If you kill him, you will have to kill me too. Look around you. This is where the path of hatred has brought us." This is the scene where Pocahontas saves John Smith from death by her father and her tribe. This film had its world premiere in Central Park to an audience of over 100,000 on 6/10/95. No hand-painted production cels were used in the making of this film. "The Art of Pocahontas" Auction was held in New York on 2/24/95. The auction featured actual hand-painted production backgrounds with hand-painted presentation cels. These cels were made from the actual production animation drawings, painted in the traditional style at the Disney Ink and Paint Department on the studio lot. This is lot 259 from that historic sale. Background is painted on 5-peghole board measuring 17" x 12.5". Dramatic image of Pocahontas is a full 16"; John Smith being held by her measures 7.5". Original Auction COA is included, and a Disney seal is on the cel. These one-of-a-kind presentation cels on hand-painted production backgrounds rarely surface. Minor tape residue on cel edges from previous framing. Very Good condition.

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