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    The Ford Show Linus Production Cel Group (Bill Melendez/Playhouse Pictures, 1960-61). Original hand-painted production cel of Linus from The Ford Show, starring Tennessee Ernie Ford. The cel is placed on a hand-painted Master Background of an actual Ford Falcon. Written along the bottom border: "Shoot special Test 61/341 Falcon Wagon Springtime BG Sc. 8". This background was used for a 1961 Ford Falcon campaign. As a bonus, a black and white photo of Linus in a Falcon Wagon ad is mounted to black backing board. The mat reads: "Second Prize 1960 Ford Motor Company J. Walter Thompson American TV Commercials Festival." A tiny spec of paint is missing on Linus's shirt; otherwise in Fine condition. Playhouse Pictures Archive.

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