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    Wind Blown Hare Bugs Bunny Color Model Cel on a Mel Blanc Christmas Card (Warner Brothers, 1949). "Oh, the rabbit in red...!" sings Bugs Bunny, who is dressed as Little Red Riding Hood in this short. This is a very important lot in terms of Looney Tunes history and lore. Mel Blanc was known to ask for boxes of cels to take home and use for his family holiday cards. This is an actual Mel Blanc family holiday card that has an original trimmed studio hand-painted Color Model/production cel folded in half, and used for the cover of his family greeting card. The inside of the card reads, "Seasons Greetin's Doc! From Mel, Estelle, and Noel Blanc © W.B. Cartoons Inc." The card measures 9" x 4". Bugs as Little Red Riding Hood is 6". This short was directed by Robert McKimson and released on 8/27/49. It featured Bugs Bunny against the Big Bad Wolf. The cel is believed to be an Ink and Paint Color Model cel since the feet are unfinished (missing white highlights). This is one of the first Mel Blanc cel-created holiday cards we have ever seen -- imagine getting one of these in the mail from Mel! Fine condition.

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    June, 2018
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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