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    Top Cat TC and Benny Publicity Cel and Master Painted Background Setup (Hanna-Barbera, c. 1970s-80s). Benny the Ball gives Top Cat a shoe shine (on his bare foot, no less), in this extremely cool hand-painted 12 field publicity cel, created by the Hanna-Barbera Ink and Paint Department. These are full-figure images, sized at 4.75" and 2.75". The H-B background is hand-painted (using gouache) for this piece, as the shadows under the two figures show, making for quite a setup for TC fans! Fine overall condition.

    More Information: EDIT: Changed "production" to "publicity" in the long description; added that it was created by the H-B Ink and Paint Dept. Changed date from "1960s" to "1970s-80s" in short description.

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    September, 2018
    9th Sunday
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