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    You Bet Your Life Groucho Marx Commercial Animation Drawing Group (Playhouse Pictures, c. 1950s). Groucho Marx's long running game show, You Bet Your Life, was sponsored by Chrysler and pitched DeSoto/Plymouth products. He appeared in several "in show" and "outside of show" animated TV commercials. These commercials were done by Ade Woolery's Playhouse Pictures. This is a series of four hand-drawn layout, concept and animation drawings of Groucho at an easel painting a DeSoto. The lot includes a rough layout drawing of Groucho painting, a layout of a DeSoto car, a rough animation drawing of Groucho dressed as an artist with beret, and then a clean-up of the same pose. All are on 12 field 3-peghole animation paper. All have slight tears, handling, some tape on the borders etc. Considered very rare and in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
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