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    Screen Songs "I'm Just a Gigolo" Painted Background (Max Fleisher, 1932). "...and life goes on... without me!" An original hand-painted sepia Production Background from the "Screen Song" that starred Irene Bordoni and Betty Boop. This musical sing along short was released on 9/9/32. The background is from the cartoon's finale at 7:29-7:31 when the cat singing on the fence and is knocked off by thrown shoes. Two hand-painted and trimmed cels of the shoes are mounted to the background. Also two shoes that have fallen off of the background are included. Measuring 8.5" x 11", the 3-top peghole border has "S 2-4 Line 4" written on it. One of the earliest Betty Boop production pieces we have ever seen. Rare, with minor handling wear. In Fine condition.

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    December, 2016
    10th-11th Saturday-Sunday
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