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    Slap Happy Lion Animation Drawing (MGM, 1947). Directed by the great Tex Avery, and produced by Fred Quimby, this is a beloved cartoon classic. Here we have one of the most quintessential scenes from the entire cartoon, as the little mouse is about the happily slap that lion silly! Produced in graphite and red pencil on 12 field 3-peghole animation paper, it is numbered 59 in the lower right. The mouse/lion image area takes up most of the page at 9" x 8". The page is stamped "Prod 154 SC 25" in the lower middle. It is lightly toned, otherwise in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    Oct-Nov, 2016
    30th-6th Sunday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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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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