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    The Reluctant Dragon Production Background with Color Model and Presentation Cel (Walt Disney, 1941). This animated Disney short came out of a feature length film that was in essence a tour of the new Disney Studios. It was a mixture of live-action and animation that put Disney's advanced animation processes on display and featured many actual Disney staffers. This is an original hand-painted trimmed production background from this 1941 film. It measures 12" x 19", is marked 2005 SEQ 12.1 SC 18.11 and can be seen at the 1:07:00 mark near the end of the film. Art director on this short was Ken Anderson and his handwritten OK is on the left margin. Over the cel is a modern hand-painted 16 field presentation cel of the dragon and piece is in a 16" x 20" mat with an opening of 10" x 14". There is a small crack in the paint on the boy's hair; otherwise, condition is Very Good.

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