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    Song of the South Br'er Bear Key Master Setup (Walt Disney, 1946). "Thank you, Br'er Rabbit. I just don't know how to thank you enough... Zip-a-dee-do-da, Oh Hiya Br'er Fox... I was just makin' a dollar a minute! Here is a rare Key Master setup featuring Br'er Bear from Walt Disney's first live-action musical, Song of the South. Like Mary Poppins some 20 years later, Song of the South would have animation integrated into the live-action film. The song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" won the 1947 Academy Award for Best Song. This piece can be seen around the 24:04 time mark in the film. Since its original release, Song of the South has remained a subject of controversy. Because of this controversy, Disney has not released Song of the South in any home video or digital format in the US. That make this piece extremely rare in the area of animation art. This Key Master was initially given as a gift to Disney Studio Nurse, Barbara O' Conner by Roy O. Disney. The cel was hand-inked and hand-painted, trimmed to image and applied to the original Key Master background. The background was hand-painted using gouache on background board. The setup is housed in a glass-fronted frame of 16" x 13.5" with a matboard aperture of 11" x 9.75". Frame sold as-is. Condition is Very Good.

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