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    Pinocchio Jiminy Cricket and Pinocchio Book Illustration Production Cel (Walt Disney, 1940). "And all the while Geppetto slept and Cleo and Figaro slept. Only Jiminy Cricket watched." "Oh", said Pinocchio. "I'm alive!" This is the text from the DC Heath and Company of Boston book, Walt Disney's Pinocchio featured on page 10. This company did a series of Disney children's books in 1939 and 1940. They were all illustrated by the Walt Disney feature animation department. This is a rare one-of-a-kind hand-inked, hand-painted nitrate cel of both Jiminy Cricket on his matchbook and Pinocchio, as he comes alive. It can be seen on page 10 in the book. This is a great images of 2" and 4". It is rare to have both characters on a production cel. Cel is on a print background for presentation purposes. The piece is in a 17" x 14" Plexiglas-front frame with a mat opening of 10" x 7". Color copies of the actual book page as well as title page and cover are included in this lot. The frame is sold as-is. The cel is in Very Good condition.

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    June, 2019
    15th-16th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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