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DescriptionMickey's Amateurs Mickey Mouse Animation Drawing with Cel Overlay (Walt Disney, 1937).
"OK ...OK Our next amateur is ..." As host of the show, it's up to Mickey to keep things moving along as hilarious hijinks ensure when a cast of characters including a singing Pete is followed by Donald Duck's attempt to recite "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" in this Pinto Colvig-directed short. Pinto Colvig also provides special sound effects in this cartoon. Walt Disney himself provides the voice of Mickey in addition to his duties as Producer. This fantastic short was released 4/17/37 with animation by some of the top animators of the day, Art Babbit, Les Clark, and Al Eugster. In this lot we have a superb animation drawing paired with the original overlay cel of Mickey's microphone, his gong and desk. You will find this image around the 00:41 time mark in the short. Mickey stands 5.5" tall on this graphite 12 field drawing. The piece is in a frame of 16.5" x 14.5" under glass with a mat opening of 11" x 8.5". Frame sold as-is. Timing sheet notes are in red pencil on the upper right side of the artwork. Mild age-related paper toning. Otherwise, Very Good condition.
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