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    Walt Disney Studios The Gremlins Book Illustration Original Art (Random House, 1943). Roald Dahl's whimsical World War II book about a band of mischievous sprite-like creatures that first play havoc with, and later lend a hand to the Royal Air Force, was his first published work. Walt Disney had plans to produce an animated feature film starring the Gremlins, but that project never got off the ground. The slim but delightfully illustrated book has long been highly sought after by Disney collectors, and there are finally new plans to reprint it in the works. Here's one of the best pieces from that book, with a red-suited, goggle-wearing Gremlin at home base. The art is in mixed media on bristol, with an approximate image area of 10.75" x 14", matted and framed with glass to an overall size of 17" x 20". The frame has a few dings, and the painting has slipped within the mat, but is in Excellent condition. From the Estate of John McLaughlin.

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    November, 2012
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