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DescriptionScrewball Squirrel Animation Drawing (MGM, 1944). Tex Avery's most outrageous cartoon character is considered to be by many, Screwball "Screwy" Squirrel. When Avery moved to MGM studios, his first task was to create a character to rival Bugs Bunny. Unfortunately, Screwy was deemed a little too obnoxious and after only five shorts, was discontinued. This original drawing is from his debut in Screwball Squirrel (1944). It's a great full-figure image of Screwy as he breaks the forth wall and talks to the audience around the 1:19 mark. This graphite drawing has an image size of 4" x 4" on 12 field animation paper. The piece is framed under glass with a mat opening of 8.5" x 7.5" in a 15.5" x 13.5" frame. Minor handling; otherwise, condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.
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