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    The Beatles Yellow Submarine "It's All Too Much" Special Effects Animation Cel Group of 2 (United Artists/King Features, 1968). Here's something you normally never get to see... these are hand-painted special effects stencils that were used as mats for special effects shots during the ending "It's All Too Much" Song Sequence. They are full cels, painted black with openings for light to shine through. Cels would be held and placed on top of these. We have not seen many of these come to market at all. They are an important part of the film making process for this movie. It was short cuts such as these, made by the animation team due to time and budget constraints, that helps create a specific look for this film that is now thought to be a classic, due in part to its innovative filmmaking techniques. These two pieces showcase that ingenuity clearly. Both cels have an approximate 15" x 11" image area. In Fine condition.

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    December, 2015
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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