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    Donald's Cousin Gus Donald Duck Animation Drawing (Walt Disney, 1939). Donald has just attempted to evict his freeloading cousin Gus before he is eaten out of house and home in this original production drawing from the short directed by Jack King and this image can be seen around the 4:57 mark. Aside from featuring a very rare character (Gus Goose), this cartoon has true historical significance as it was the first ever pre-recorded film to be televised in the United States, airing as part of NBC's "first night" of sponsored programming on May 3, 1939. It's beautifully detailed, full-figure image of Donald who stands 4.5" tail with an overall image measurement of 5" x 5.25". He's rendered in graphite and red pencil, on 12 field, 5-peghole animation paper, and numbered 13 in the lower right corner. The piece shows minor handling and tanning; otherwise, condition is Fine.

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