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    Mickey's Rival Mortimer Mouse Production Drawing by Preston Blair (Walt Disney, 1936). An animation drawing of Mortimer Mouse by Preston Blair, signed by the artist on the acetate. According to Disney Studio legend, Mickey Mouse's original name was Mortimer Mouse but Mrs. Disney talked Walt into using the name "Mickey" instead. A character named Mortimer Mouse made one appearance, in the 1936 cartoon "Mickey's Rival." He humiliated Mickey up to a point and was a star in Minnie's eyes -- he was her ex-boyfriend -- until Mickey made a comeback and won Minnie back. The drawing and the acetate have been matted to 12" x 16", and background information about the cartoon is attached to the reverse.

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    November, 2013
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
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