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    Superman aka The Mad Scientist Production Cel Setup (Max Fleischer, 1941). This is a piece of pure animation history: a hand-inked and hand-painted production cel of the Evil Scientist's buzzard companion in their laboratory, from the Fleischer Studios' very first Superman cartoon (released on 9/26/41). This is a 3-cel setup with water effects in the tube. The buzzard is a nice 4". This rare production cel is on its 11" x 15" hand-painted Key Master production background, which has extensive studio notes on the reverse of it. Slight paint separation in buzzard but zero paint loss. This is a wow setup! Bud Collyer, who was the voice of Superman on the radio, also provided his voice in this short. This cartoon is ranked #33 in Jerry Beck's 50 Greatest Cartoons. Matted and in Fine condition.

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    December, 2015
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
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