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    Mother Goose Goes Hollywood Marx Brothers and Fats Waller Layout Drawing (Walt Disney, 1938). With T. Hee's great caricatures in place, this short, directed by Wilfred King, went on to get an Academy Award Nomination for Best Animated Theatrical Short. This is a rare original pan layout drawing of the three Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, and Harpo) playing the piano with Fats Waller, near the cartoon's finale! Attached to the layout drawing is the original "Background Instruction Card." It lists Kimball as the animator for this scene. The card is dated 3-22-38; the film was released on December 23, 1938. Amazing layout drawing in graphite with extensive blue and red graphite as well. The pan paper is approximately 27" x 8.5". The Background Instruction card is still attached to the layout drawing. May be one of the finest pieces found from this short to date! Fine condition with folds and pinholes in the corner.

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    July, 2014
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