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    T-Bone for Two Butch Production Cel and Key Master Background (Walt Disney, 1942). Pluto became a big star on his own in the 1940s as a member of the Fab Five after being paired with Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck going back to the 1930s. This is a great theatrical short that had him with Butch the Bulldog. The short was directed by Clyde Geronimi and released on 8/14/42. In this short Pluto finds a bone and attempts to outsmart Butch as he tries to keep the bone. This is a rare, nitrate production cel of Butch matched with the 12 field Key Master background. The piece is hand-painted in gouache on background board and can be seen at the 3:05 mark. The studio stamp on the back is marked with "Prod. 2280 - SC 24" and dated "Jan 15 1942." Key Master setups from this era and in this condition are very hard to find. The image of Butch measures 4.5". Tape on the border; the piece is in Very Good condition.

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