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    Quartet Film/Art Babbitt Films for Television Ad Awards Group of 14 (Art Babbitt Estate, 1950s-'60s). This lot is an amazing collection of animation history. It's a series of awards and certificates from the Art Directors Club for Art Babbitt's work throughout the 1950s and '60s. This is a who's-who of animation for that time. Art Babbitt's name on these awards is alongside such notables like Ronald Searle, Bill Melendez, John Hubley, Phil Duncan, and Paul Julian, to name a few. All of these hung in Art Babbitt's office, including his membership plaque for the Art Directors Club of Los Angeles and the Certificate of Merit from the Art Directors Club for campaigns for Phillip Morris, Wesson Oil, Northern States Power, Ford Dealers of Southern California, H.J. Heinz Company, and Reddi Whip. There also are some regional award certificates also for local Ford Dealers, Advertising Association of Southern California, Standard Oil of New Jersey (2), and Phillip Morris - Marlboro Cigarettes. And finally, in this rare collection of Art Babbitt Advertising Awards is his Award For Distinctive Merit from the Art Directors Club as well as an interesting "Founders Award" certificate from the Academy of Television Arts and Science for being one of the Pioneer Members of the original 1947 Academy and designer of the original Academy emblem. This is an incredible group of professional accolades celebrating the genius of Art Babbitt. All are in frames of all sizes and show handling and age. Condition for the lot is Good. Frames are sold as is. From the Art Babbitt Archives.

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    December, 2019
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