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DescriptionSalt Water Daffy Production Cels Group of 2 (Walter Lantz, 1941). Walter Lantz directed this "In the Navy" parody. It was written by Ben Hardaway, with voice work done by Mel Blanc. The cartoon was released on 6/9/41, six months before the US involvement in World War II. This is a pair of rare production cels from the exercise scene. The on-screen narrator says, "Daily exercises keep the recruits physically fit (1:38) ...also the officers (1.41). The crew and Officer are from the same exact scene, seconds away from each other. Nice hand-inked, hand-painted cels, with image sizes of 4" and 7". Both cels have signatures that are attributed to Walter Lantz (1899 - 1994). Each cel is matted with an opening of 12" x 9", and framed with glass; frame sizes are 17" x 14". Slight ripple in each cel, otherwise condition is Very Good. These are considered to be extremely rare pieces of original Lantz Studio artwork.
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