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    Commando Duck Donald Duck Production Cel Setup Sequence of 4 (Walt Disney, 1944). Donald Duck is the star of this important World War II propaganda short. It is the only Disney short that depicts a regular Disney character engaging with the enemy, featuring Donald Duck fighting the Japanese on a Pacific island. It was directed by Jack King and released on 6/2/44. This is a sequence of four full nitrate hand-inked, hand-painted production cels of Donald running, from the boulder sequence that occurs around the 5:30 mark. Behind each cel is a full nitrate hand-inked, hand-painted effects cel of water, most likely from when he was on his raft. The water effects cels are dry and paint is flaking off. Donald measures 2" to 3". A sequence of Donald's from this era on full nitrate cels that were not trimmed for the Courvoisier program is rare. The cels are very brittle, and the paint may easily flake off. In Good condition.

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