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    Red Hot Riding Hood Animation Drawings Group of 6 (MGM, 1943). Scintillating series of six 12 field animation roughs of Red Hot Riding Hood as she is singing "Oh Wolfie" (a version of the popular song Daddy, written by Bobby Troup) to the patrons at the bar and most importantly, the Big Bad Wolf. This is from the epic Tex Avery-directed short that was released on 5/8/43. This cartoon was ranked #7 of all time in Jerry Beck's book The 50 Greatest Cartoons. These are all from the hand of Preston Blair (1911 -1995), and were originally sold at the Preston Blair auction held in New York City. Graphite roughs with great full-figure images of 7" - 8". Drawing numbers include #47, 56, 59, 61, 66, and 67. This lot is a true piece of animation history. Minor handling and edge wear, overall Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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