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    "A Gag Is Born at Walt Disney's" Prop Book (Walt Disney, 1950s). Prop book that contains a Sequence of 27 drawings depicting a frustrated animator trying to sell a gag to Walt Disney, concluding with his gag placed in Make Mine Music. The last drawing is signed by Roy Williams. A 12-field animator's gag drawing of Williams in a bikini is also included. The book measures 10" x 8" and has handling wear, rust spots, and general aging. Each drawing measures approximately 4" x 4" and is pasted onto leaves of the book. A great behind-the-scenes look at the studio through the eyes of the "Big Mooseketeer" himself.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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