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DescriptionMerbabies Animation Drawings Sequence of 3 (Walt Disney, 1938). This lovely Silly Symphony short, the very last in the series, was a sequel to the 1935 short Water Babies. It is unusual that is was one of the very few shorts produced outside the Disney studio, done as a collaboration between Disney and the team of Hugh Harman and Rudy Ising (who co-directed with Vernon Stallings). Here is a real eye-catcher sequence of three original 12 field 2-peghole animation drawings of a girl Merbaby, from the "Bubble Dance" section; see the first drawing online at the 6:01 mark. These are some of the most attractive images from this sweet film. Pages are numbered in the lower right as 5, 45, and 46, with the Merbaby figure sizes at 3.75" to 4". The art is drawn in graphite with beautiful red and blue pencil highlights. Fine condition with very minor handling wear.
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