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    Walt Disney Studios -- "Fantasia" Original Hand Painted Production Cel and Custom Background. (1940). Here is the most famous mouse in the world in his most famous role. Mickey sits and directs the magical brooms in the masterpiece sequence, "The Sorcerer's Apprentice." This is the most sought after film in all of animation collecting and this is one of the finest cels from the sequence. Mickey is 4.75" x 3.25" and is mounted on a custom hand painted background which is 9.75" x 7.5." This is the first film in which Mickey was given whites in his eyes. It was actually created in 1937 and not released until it was included with the "Concert Feature" which was named "Fantasia" on its release in 1940. One can only call this a masterpiece of Disney Animation Art.

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    October, 2004
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