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    Peanuts A Charlie Brown Christmas Snoopy Steals Linus' Blanket Production Cel (Bill Melendez, 1965). "Christmas time is here. Happiness and cheer, fun for all that children call... the favorite time of year!" The "Christmas Time" song opens this historic landmark television special. This is an original hand-inked, hand-painted trimmed cel of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and Linus with his blanket from the show's opening sequence. This impressive piece comes from an original Coca-Cola executive who received this cel at the time of its premiere. The cartoon opens with Snoopy ice skating and whipping all the Peanuts characters around the pond. He then grabs Linus' prized blanket, and of course, Linus will not let go! Snoopy then is racing with Linus' blanket in his mouth, dragging along Linus and then Charlie Brown, all tangled up in the blanket. Snoopy ends up throwing Charlie Brown into a tree and snow pile. As Charlie Brown looks up, the opening title for this iconic special comes up. You can see this outstanding three-character production cel from the opening, at around the 2:01 mark. Great full-figure image sizes of 3". The cel is trimmed to 8" x 10" as it was originally framed to this size. All three pegholes are on the bottom of the cel, with "SL" in written in the bottom right corner. Minor handling wear. Very Good condition.

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