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    Around the World in 80 Minutes with Douglas Fairbanks Mickey Mouse Animation Drawings Sequence of 3 (Walt Disney/United Artists, 1931). In the 1920s, no silent film star was as big as Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. "The King of Hollywood" was facing a decline in popularity with the advent of sound, and the aging star eschewed Tinseltown in favor of world traveling; this film was a travelogue record of his visits to many countries. One scene in the film featured Mickey Mouse animation, and here are three rare original 12 field 2-peghole animation drawings from that sequence. The drawings all feature full-figure images of Mickey, drawn in graphite. The first is numbered 397, and shows him doing a dance step; image size is 3" x 3.5". The next two drawings, numbered 410 and 413, show our hero down on the ground. We can't locate a copy of this film for viewing, but it appears dancing Mickey made a misstep! The image sizes are 4.75" x 1.5" and 4.5" x 2". Light paper toning and minor handling wear, with an overall condition of Very Good.

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