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    The Helicopter Background Art Group of 3 (Terrytoons, 1945). This Eddie Donnelly-directed cartoon concerns a group of mice living in the toy department of a multi-floor department store, being chased by a hungry cat. Here are three gorgeous original hand-painted 13" x 9.5" backgrounds from this short, which was released to theaters on 1/21/44. The first is noted as Sc 6 & 8; it shows up at the 1:02 and 1:11 marks, and shows a snow-covered window that one mouse will look out of. The second is noted as Sc 10, showing a building lift opening; it can be seen at the 1:14 mark. The last piece, noted as Sc 12-15A, shows the lift opening at the basement level, and can seen at the 1:19 and 1:35 marks. The doorway area has been cut out (by the studio) to use with other painted pieces. It's in Good condition; the other two are in Very Good condition. All have minor handling wear with tape residue in the bottom corners.

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