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    The Alvin Show Production Cels and Model Drawings Group of 17 (Format Films, 1961). Dave Seville's "Alvin and the Chipmunks" had their own Prime Time network TV show on Wednesday nights on CBS. It premiered on 10/4/61 and was sponsored by General Foods (Jello and Post Cereals). The show was the brain-child of Ross Bagdasarian Sr. He wrote and sang everything, as well as provided the voices of Dave Seville and "The Chipmunks" (Alvin, Simon, and Theodore). While 1980's cels are available, few are ever seen from this 1961 series. This group is something special... an unbelievable series of 15 hand-inked, hand-painted production cels of Dave Seville. Also included is one hand-inked, hand-painted production cel of Alvin! Nice images of 4" to 5" tall. A chart of model drawings for Dave's mouth positions for letters of the alphabet is on the left border. It is on 12 field animation paper. The cels are taped to a backing board to showcase the sequence. There is some tape on the boarders otherwise in Fine condition.

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    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
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