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    The Aristocats Thomas O'Malley and Duchess Production Cel on a Master Production Background (Walt Disney, 1970). "Yes, let's swing it, Thomas!" says Duchess in her unmistakable voice provided by the lovely Eva Gabor. The Aristocats was originally scripted in 1962 as a two-part, live-action episode for Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, but after two years of re-writes Walt suggested the project might be more suitable for an animated film. It turned out to be the last animated feature approved for production by Walt. This is an exceptional hand-painted cel of Duchess and O'Malley from the jazzy/psychedelic "Everybody Wants to be a Cat" musical dance sequence. The hand-painted image of the pair in full-figure measures 10.5" x 5.5" on a 16 field production cel and can be seen around the 1:00:09 mark. The cel is over an original hand-painted production background with key-line overlay cel of the Siamese cat's drum set from seconds earlier at the 59:30 mark. It's a remarkable Master setup from the relatively new post Walt era. The setup is in a 22.5" x 18.5" frame under Plexiglas with a mat opening of 15" x 11". Condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.

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