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    The Fox and the Hound Tod and Copper Production Cel and Master Background (Walt Disney, 1981). A pair of unlikely friends tussle in the forest, unaware that they are born adversaries. An instant hit, this film was the most expensive animated feature Disney had made to date. This is an original hand-painted 16 field production cel of Tod and Copper who together measure approximately 6" x 10" on a 16 field production cel. This image can be seen around the 15:09 mark. The cel is over a hand-painted production Master background from this film and it is signed by the artist James Coleman in the lower right. Mr. Coleman started in the mailroom at Disney and eventually became one of their top background artists. The artwork is in goauche on 16 field background board. The cel and background work wonderfully together and a signed production background is as rare as they come. The setup is in a mat measuring 16" x 20" with an opening of 10" x 14". The piece shows very minor handling and condition is Fine.

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