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    The Mail Pilot Mickey Mouse and Pete Animation Drawings Group of 2 (Walt Disney, 1933).
    This Dave Hand-directed short has proven to be one of the most popular early Mickey Mouse theatrical cartoons. In the short, mail pilot Mickey, must get a chest of money delivered; he battles rain, lightning, and snow, a treacherous mountain passage, and, of course, air pirate Pete, who attacks with a machine gun and a harpoon cannon. Here are two spectacular original 12 field, 2-peghole animation drawings from the fight scene between Mickey and Pete. The drawings of Pete, numbered 96, in his plane is first seen around the 6:17 mark, when Pete has just hooked Mickey's plane with a roped harpoon. Art is in graphite, with an overall image size of 6" for Pete and 11" with his plane and rope. The next drawing, seen at the 6:44 mark and numbered 41, shows Mickey landing his plane after dragging Pete through a bell tower steeple. The art, in graphite, is a fantastic, well-centered image of Mickey and airplane measuring 9" x 4" with rope. Mild age-related paper toning with handling wear. Very Good condition.


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