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    Goddess of Spring Pluto and Persephone Production Cel and Custom Background (Walt Disney, 1934). This very important Silly Symphony short was believed to be key in the development in the making of Snow White. It featured work by animators Ward Kimball, Woolie Reitherman, Les Clark, Art Babbitt, and Ham Lusk. All would be key players on Snow White. This short was directed by Wilfred Jackson and was released on 11/3/34. It featured the story of Persephone and Pluto, God of the Underworld. Here is an outstanding hand-inked, hand-painted cel of when Pluto takes Persephone from her throne, descending into his underworld to be his queen. You can see this image around the 3:14 mark. Great image of both characters, with a size of 4". This extremely rare production cel is trimmed and mounted to a new clear cel. It is on a custom background made for presentation purposes. Anything from this landmark short is considered important and rare. The hand-painted cels of the flames appear to be newly created, but this is uncertain; at any rate, it makes for a superb setup. Cel and custom background are in a glass-front frame measuring 20" x 17" with a mat opening of 11" x 8". Frame is sold as-is, art condition is Very Good.

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