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    Somewhere in Egypt Painted Backgrounds Group of 2 (Terrytoons, 1943). World War II-era cartoon starring Gandy Goose and Sourpuss as soldiers stationed in Egypt. Here is a pair of exceptional original hand-painted 12 field backgrounds from this Mannie Davis-directed short, which was released on 9/17/43. As usual, it all starts with a dream -- this time, by Sourpuss. The first painted background is from inside an ancient Egyptian tomb, with a gold sarcophagus to the right. The art is noted as Sc 23, but also has the notation "Use for reference only" for a different short. It appears in this cartoon at the 2:58 mark. The second painting is a true WOW piece for Terrytoons collectors; it's noted as 31, and shows a harem scene with female cats and a bathing pool. Find it at the 3:45 mark; the green "box" to the right is where a diving board appears. Both pieces are painted with gouache on skimmed boards with Terrytoons stamps on back. Very Good condition with minor handling wear.

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    January, 2020
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