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    Tom and Jerry Early Tom Cat Model Sheet Art (MGM Studios, 1940). Tom Cat and Jerry Mouse premiered in 1940 with Puss Gets The Boot. They would go on to win seven Academy Awards and receive another six nominations as well! This is an early, original, hand-drawn model sheet of Tom Cat stamped "Property of MGM Cartoon Dept." This early-stage development model sheet shows him with an extra white patch between his eyes. This is a piece of pure cartoon history. There are 15 graphite images on this 12 field, 3-peghole animation paper. It is labeled "Prod #42" in the bottom center. There is handling, staining, tanning, and dirt on the page, as well as edge/corner wear and minor rips. One of the pegholes is ripped out. The quality of these expressive drawings still show through. In Good condition.

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    April, 2015
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
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