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    Bugs Bunny's 50th Birthday Publicity Cel (Warner Brothers, 1990). In 1990 Bugs Bunny celebrated his 50th birthday and Warner Brothers studio promoted it heavily in a wide array of print ads and promotions. This image features Bugs bursting from his own birthday cake surrounded by a host of Warner Brothers characters was used extensively. Often times the image is similar but with a different arrangement of the characters depending on the space to fill. One excellent example can be found in the commemorative magazine Bugs Bunny - He's 50 Folks! A two-page spread advertising Looney Tunes VHS tapes features a reverse of the image and with the addition of Foghorn Leghorn. This is a hand-inked, hand-painted multi-cel setup of Bugs and 10 of his Warner Brothers friends posed perfectly in celebration of his 50 year milestone. The image measures 12" x 8" and is over a print background for presentation purposes. Publicity pieces like this are made for very specific use and this is likely the only one made with these exact characters arranged this way. The art is in an 18.5" x 15" mat with a 12" x 9" opening. Condition is Very Good.

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