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    Song of the South Main Title Animation Drawings and Background Group (Walt Disney, 1946). This rare group includes two main title drawings plus the original printed background with Br'er Rabbit for the title card. These two original drawings of the lettering for the "Main Title Layout" were created by an artist at the Walt Disney Studio in production of Song of the South, Walt Disney's outstanding live-action and animation feature film. Cel paintings were created from them and photographed for the opening title of the film. One depicts all of the title cel and the other the slightly revised "With Uncle Remus And his tales of Brer Rabbit" lettering that was actually used in the film. "Studio designation 'Main Title Layout'" is written along the bottom of both sheets.
    Included is the title card that was actually photographed with the background credits for the opening title sequence. It is a photographic print mounted to board with the following studio notations written in the bottom margin: "10 2029/90Titles BG-10" and "Gray Green," the latter a designation of the color employed for the backgrounds. It appears in the film with credit lettering for: "Background and Color Stylists... Claude Coats/Mary Blair; Background Artists... Ralph Hulett/Brice Mack/Ray Huffine/Edgar Starr/Al Dempster."
    The drawings are in graphite and red pencil on 16 field animation sheets. Minor handling and edge wear, with light toning and staple holes in the upper left corner. Very Good to Fine condition.


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