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    Mickey's Elephant Mickey Mouse Animation Drawings Sequence of 4 (Walt Disney, 1936). "Won't Pluto be surprised when he sees you - and your swell new house!" Mickey could have fun doing anything - even building a new doghouse - er, elephant house, that is. Gleefully skipping down a ladder, he bends and releases a handsaw with a flick of the wrist. As a token of his affection, the Rajah of Gahboon has sent Mickey a playmate for Pluto - a diminutive baby elephant named Bobo. Mickey wastes no time in constructing a brand new - and curiously-shaped - house for the playful pachyderm - from scratch, no less. Pluto misreads his master's intentions, however, and fears that his place of honor as Mickey's best friend, will be usurped. Ultimately, the Disney artists would strive to bring the character of Bobo back to the screen 12 years later in 1948; though some animation was completed the short was never released. This film was released on October 10, 1936 and was directed by Dave Hand. These drawings of Mickey and Bobo can be seen near the 1:15 point in the short. Bobo is excited to see his new house and starts to rush over to it. However, Mickey says it won't be ready until it's been painted first, so Mickey distracts the baby elephant with a rubber ball. Mickey stands 4" high and is rendered in graphite on 12 field 5-peghole animation paper. The corresponding drawing of the handsaw flying away is on a separate sheet of paper. Drawings are in Fine condition.

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