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    Gulliver's Travels Production Cel Setup with Key Master Background (Max Fleischer, 1939). The tiny Lilliputians work feverishly to tie up the giant Gulliver, in this original 16 field hand-inked, hand-painted 4-cel setup. You can see this happening around the 26:05 mark into the film. There are over 75 little men working in this scene! The image of a sleeping Gulliver is on the hand-painted Key Master background, while the foreground tree foliage is hand-panited and delicately hand-cut on a separate board, stapled to the setup. This is a remarkable Key Scene with amazing detail, from the feature film which Max Fleischer had hoped would elevate his studio to Disney status (alas, it didn't happen, as Paramount eventually took control, forcing Max out). Gulliver's Travels was the studio's feature-length masterpiece, and this original setup is among the best we've seen to date. Handling and edge wear. Very Good condition.

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    June, 2018
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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