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    The Ugly Duckling Production Cel Courvoisier Setup (Walt Disney, 1939). The studio re-made their 1931 black and white version of this short in color and released it on 4/7/39. It was directed by both Jack Cutting and Clyde Geronimi; it would be the final Silly Symphony short. This color version of the Hans Christian Anderson tale went on to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Short. This is an outstanding hand-inked, hand-painted Courvoisier cel setup of the Ugly Duckling. It's from the film's finale, when he is reunited with his real family. You can see this heartfelt scene at the 8:07 mark into the short. Great image of the mother swan with her ducklings. Full hand-painted water effects nitrate cel is over the family. The cels are on a Courvoisier airbrushed hand-painted background. One of the single nicest cel setups from this beloved short we have seen. Setup is in a new Plexiglas-front frame measuring 17" x 15" with a mat opening of 10" x 7.5". Frame is sold as-is; setup condition is Very Good.

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    June, 2019
    15th-16th Saturday-Sunday
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