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    Tom and Jerry Production Cel and Master Painted Background (MGM, c. 1960s). After Chuck Jones moonlighted on the animated feature film Gay Paree, he left Warner Brothers and took up full-time employment at MGM Studios. He directed and produced over 30 Tom and Jerry theatrical shorts from 1963 to 1967. He gave the characters an instantly recognizable "Jones Look." This is a great hand-inked, hand-painted 12 field production cel of Tom with his antagonist dog, who starred in many of the Jones shorts. The cels are on a Master Tom and Jerry MGM background. This is a studio setup given out as a gift. The mat has copyright 1967 Metro Goldwyn Mayer Inc. sticker on it. Back of the background is stamped "Not to be reproduced without the written consent of Metro Goldwyn Mayer Inc". Great images of 5". Matted with a mat opening of 12" x 9", in an overall mat of 16" x 20". Mat has some fading from a previous framing; artwork however is unaffected. One of the only studio Master setups for the Chuck Jones Tom and Jerry series we have come across to date. Fine condition.

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    June, 2018
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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