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    Peanuts TV Specials Production Backgrounds by Dean Spille (Bill Melendez Studios, 1966-2000). A group of five hand-painted production backgrounds and one drawing used to make an overlay by Spille for various Charlie Brown and Peanuts projects. Included are a great 20" x 10" pan cel from the 2000 DVD special It's the Pied Piper, Charlie Brown; an outstanding 12-field background of Snoopy's doghouse with his typewriter on top from the 2002 ABC special A Charlie Brown Valentine; A beautiful snow scene from I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003); a scene depicting an attic from the ABC special He's a Bully, Charlie Brown (2006); and a charming unidentified night-time snow scene marked "BG 28"; plus a hand-drawn overlay of pumpkins from the classic 1966 TV special It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on 12-field animation paper and marked "SC9 OL9". Clear cel overlays on each of the backgrounds, which are in graphite, gouache, and watercolor.

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