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    Walt Disney's Treasury: 21 Best-Loved Stories Song of the South "Tar Baby" Pages 56 and 57 Illustrations Original Art Group of 8 (Walt Disney, 1953). The memorable "tar baby" sequence in Disney's 1946 Oscar-winning live action/animated feature Song of the South is featured in the Walt Disney's Treasury storybook as "De Tar-Baby." Here are two magnificent illustrations of Br'er Rabbit, Br'er Bear, and Br'er Fox from this story, with artwork believed to be from Disney Legends Al Dempster (1911 - 2001) and Bill Justice (1914 - 2011). These are nicely-sized pieces, with images measuring approximately 8" x 6.25" and 8" x 5.5". Due to "political correctness," Song of the South has not been shown theatrically since 1986 (or on the Disney+ streaming service), but there is still a big demand for studio artwork by many collectors; these beautiful and rare painted illustrations should easily fill the need. Art is in gouache on lightweight boards, with old glue residue on the backside. Color prints of the Treasury book's front cover and table of contents pages are included for reference. Overall condition is Very Good, with minor handling and edge wear.


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