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DescriptionThe Brave Little Tailor Minnie Mouse Production Cel Courvoisier Setup (Walt Disney, 1938). Princess Minnie applauds the handsome Brave Little Tailor's tale of daring-do in this original production cel from the Academy Award-nominated short based on Grimm's fairytale. You can see this adorable image at the 2:49 mark in the short. This cartoon is considered one of Mickey Mouse's greatest roles and is listed as #26 in cartoon historian Jerry Beck's book The 50 Greatest Cartoons. The popular short was released in theaters on 9/23/38. Offered here is an original Courvoisier production cel setup featuring a 3" x 4" full-body image of Princess Minnie on her throne. The meticulously trimmed nitrate cel is over its original hand-painted Courvoisier background. While all Disney cels from this era are rare, Minnie Mouse is exceptionally hard to find, especially in a perfect pose like this. The art is in a 14" x 14" frame under glass with a mat opening of 7" x 7". Very minor paint cracks on this over 80-year-old cel. Condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.
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