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    Blackbeard's Ghost Painting on Canvas Movie Prop (Walt Disney, 1968). Doomed to roam the earth until he performs one good deed, Blackbeard's ghost (played by the great Peter Ustinov) enlists the help of Disney live-action movie mainstay Dean Jones to release him from his curse. This is the original one-of-a-kind acrylic painting on canvas of Blackbeard, which appears throughout the film as the centerpiece of Blackbeard's Inn. It was painted by Disney studio artist and illustrator David Jonas and comes complete with a signed letter and photograph from the artist as well a Certificate of Authenticity from the Disney Auction where it was purchased. It's a magnificent painting that stands over 7' tall in its 85" x 45.5" frame. Two known printed replicas of this artwork were made for display on the Pirates of the Caribbean rides at the Disney theme parks, but this is the one and only original created for the film. There are small holes poked in the canvas (as if pierced by a sword) to the right of Blackbeard's hat, a light tear or crease measuring 12" across his left ankle and assorted minor scratches on the surface of the painting; otherwise, condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.

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    December, 2019
    13th-15th Friday-Sunday
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