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    The Karnival Kid Painted Production Background with Custom Mickey Mouse Cel (Walt Disney, 1929/2001). "Hot dogs! Hot dogs!" says Mickey Mouse in this short. This early cartoon was co-directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks. It was the ninth Mickey Mouse short, and the first one where he speaks words (in past shorts, he whistled, cried, and laughed, but no dialog). It was released on 5/23/29. This is a rare 12 field 2-peghole hand-painted black and white production background from The Karnival Kid, one of the earliest backgrounds we have seen from a Mickey Mouse short. It can be seen at the 3:36 mark; it stays on camera for almost 15 seconds. It is marked Scene 13 in the bottom border. A special custom cel of Mickey Mouse from this scene was prepared in 2001 and placed on this background for display at the "Walt Disney -- The Man and His Magic" event held on May 13 through September 4, 2001 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. This exhibit was presented by The Walt Disney Family Foundation/Retlaw Enterprises. New cel of Mickey has a large image size of 9". The original 1929 background is 11.5" x 9.5". Minor handling and edge wear to background. Very Good condition.

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    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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