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DescriptionSahara Hare Production Background with Custom Bugs Bunny Cel (Warner Brothers, 1955). "Miami Beach at last!" In this Friz Freleng-directed short, Bugs made that wrong turn at Albuquerque again. Instead of his chosen destination, Bugs has tunneled to the Sahara Desert, where "Riff-Raff" Yosemite Sam tries to chase him away. Here's an original hand-painted production background from this short, which was first shown in theaters on 3/26/1955. This is the only water Bugs could find – not much like Miami Beach and the Atlantic Ocean, is it? The art is signed by Warner background artist Irv Wyner, and includes a special custom "1 of 1" hand-inked, hand-painted cel of Bugs about to dive into the oasis pond (and find himself covered in mud); see this at the 1:39 mark. The setup is matted with an opening of 12.5" x 9.25", and framed with Plexiglas for an overall size of 23" x 19.5" x 1.25". Frame sold as-is. Art is in Fine condition.
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