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    Service With a Smile Betty Boop Production Cel on Painted Background (Max Fleischer, 1937). In this early black and white Fleischer Studios short, Betty Boop runs the newly opened Hi-De-Ho-Tel, which has 40 rooms and only two baths. Guests have plenty of complaints, and here Betty is seen in the hotel lobby fielding calls from disgruntled guests. This an incredible hand-inked, hand-painted 12 field production cel setup of Betty Boop measuring approximately 2.5" tall. The image includes a carefully trimmed image of Betty over hand painted reproduction of the Key Master background and a second cel of the front desk counter with the phones. This a stunningly beautiful setup from a Depression Era cartoon that can be seen around the 3:50 mark. True animation history and a treasure to behold. Framed under glass with a mat of 9" x 11" in a 17" x 19" frame. The cel has been restored and is in Fine condition. Frame is sold as-is.

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    December, 2018
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