Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Mickey's Pal Pluto Pluto and "Devil Dog" Animation Drawings Sequence of 4 (Walt Disney, 1933). The use of "angel and devil" good vs. evil conscience guides for cartoon characters is a well-established gimmick, but here's the first use of it regarding Mickey Mouse's faithful dog Pluto. In this Burt Gillett-directed short, released on 2/18/33, a bunch of cute kittens that have captured the attention of Mickey and Minnie Mouse prompts a "devil dog" to pop up, urging Pluto to "do away" with the meddlesome felines. Here's a rare sequence of four original 12 field 2-peghole animation drawings from this cartoon, with action beginning at the 5:38 point, when Pluto is at the well the kittens have all fallen down. The first graphite drawing is numbered 1A, showing Pluto's confused face in close-up (image size 4.5" x 6.5"), while the rest show Pluto's Devil Dog, on pages numbered 2 (image 3" x 4"), 32 (4.25" x 4"), and 39 (image 3.5" x 4" with an added red pencil highlight and notations). The paper displays mild toning with handling and edge wear, including a small edge tear and tiny chip near the image on #1A. Overall condition is Very Good.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    October
    30th Wednesday
    Auction Dates
    November
    27th Wednesday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    44 Days
    Internet/Mail Bids: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 49
    Auction Type
    Signature®: Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. Check the Time Remaining on individual lots for details. After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)
    Track Item