Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Two Barbers Production Background Art Group of 2 (Terrytoons, 1944). Eddie Donnelly directed this Mighty Mouse short, all about Terrytown's double barber shop (a big one for men, and in the corner, a small one for mice, existing peacefully together). Here are two hand-painted 12 field 3-top peghole production backgrounds, both beautifully painted in gouache/watercolor with airbrushed highlights on skimmed illustration board. The first, noted as 17, shows the big shop interior, and can be seen in online viewings at the 2:35 mark. This is when the human barber lends a hand with the mice, but a mean cat pokes his head in the door. Nice detail; check out all those shaving cups on the wall! The second background is noted as 37, and shows a nice exterior view of both shops and a pastoral view of the countryside; find it at the 4:23 mark, as Mighty Mouse arrives to save the day. Condition is Very Good on these attractive paintings, with minor handling wear.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    February
    24th Monday
    Auction Dates
    March
    1st-2nd Sunday-Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    33 Days
    Internet/Mail Bids: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 15
    Auction Type
    Weekly Internet Comics: No Floor or Phone Bidding (Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live). Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. Check the Time Remaining on individual lots for details. These auctions are presented only online.
    Track Item