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    You Bet Your Life Groucho Marx Commercial Animation Drawing Group (Playhouse Pictures, c. 1950s). You Bet Your Life began on radio with Groucho Marx on October 13th, 1947. It moved to TV on October 4th, 1950 and was in production until 1960! The game show featured Groucho's sidekick, George Fenneman. This is a series of five animation layout drawings of various poses of Groucho that were used for promos and TV commercials. Graphite on 12 field 3-peghole animation paper (one has blue pencil highlights). All feature his signature cigar. The animation for this show was done by Ade Woolery's Playhouse Pictures. Nice images of 6" to 9". Drawings show handling, edge/corner wear, edge tears, minor folds, however away from the image area. Very rare and fun drawings in overall Good condition.

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    April, 2015
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