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    Mickey Mouse Works Mickey Mouse and Pluto Production Cel on Key Master Background and Drawing (Walt Disney, 1999).
    Mickey Mouse Works was an animated television show that had its original run between 5/1/99 and 12/9/00. The show featured Mickey Mouse and his friends in a series of cartoon shorts. It is somewhat of an update of Mickey's Mouse Tracks. By using basic colors and the original sound effects, a lot of effort was put forth to capture the look and feel of the classic Disney cartoons. The series was made to recreate the golden age of Disney's animated shorts. The show was produced under the tutelage of Roy E. Disney, Walt's nephew, who shepherded the entire project. In this offering we have a superb Key Master setup featuring Mickey and Pluto paired with the matching drawing. The cel and the drawing both bear the seal of Walt Disney Animation. The cel is hand-painted on 12 field, 3-peghole acetate. The background is hand-painted in gouache on background board and is noted as "Original Production Background by Walt Disney Animation." The drawing was rendered in graphite on 12 field, 3-peghole animation paper. The cel is hand-signed by two of 'Walt's Nine Old Men", Ollie Johnston (1912 - 2008) and Frank Thomas (1912 - 2004). Frank and Ollie are also Disney Legend Inductees. The artwork in this lot are in a 35" x 19" frame which includes a placard that reads, "Mickey Mouse & Pluto Original Production Background." Disney traditionally animated the first four episodes making cels from Mickey Mouse Works very rare! The frame in this lot is sold as-is. A certificate of authenticity issued by Disney is included. Artwork is in Very Good condition.


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