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    War and Pieces Background Layout Drawing (Warner Brothers, 1964). This is a piece of Looney Tunes history. "War and Pieces" was the last Wile E./Road Runner theatrical short directed by Chuck Jones until his return in the 1980s and 90s. It was co-directed by Maurice Noble. This is an amazing 38" x 10.5" pan background layout of the Southwestern Desert where all Road Runner cartoons take place. Art is in graphite with many colored pencil highlights. This is from the scene at about 1:24, where Wile E. is blown up by a hand grenade. Layouts for this short were done by Dave Rose and Maurice Noble. A beautiful piece of artwork. Four folds with minor handling and edge wear. Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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