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    The Old Mill Owl Production Cel and Master Production Background (Walt Disney, 1937). The Old Mill is the animated film that introduced the use of the multiplane camera. It was selected in 2015 by the US Library of Congress for Film Preservation in the National Film Registry, and lists at #14 in Jerry Beck's great book, The 50 Greatest Cartoons. This Silly Symphony cartoon, directed by Wilfred Jackson, also won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short. This is a rare hand-inked, hand-painted production cel of the owl, from when the wheels inside the windmill are making him jump up. The 12 field production background is of the hole in the side of the windmill. The owl has an image size of 5". The Master setup of production cel and production background are in one common Plexiglas-front frame. Mat opening size is 11" x 8", with an overall frame size of 19" x 17". This is one of the very few Master setups from this historical film we have seen. Minor separation in right wing, otherwise Very Good condition.

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