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    Duck Dodgers in the 24 ½ Century Original Story Notes (Warner Brothers, 1953). This Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and Marvin the Martian short was named the fourth-best cartoon in animation history in Jerry Beck's book, The 50 Greatest Cartoons. It was directed by Chuck Jones, written by Mike Maltese, and had the distinctive layouts designed by Maurice Noble. Duck Dodgers was released on 7/25/53. From the Maurice Noble Archives comes this incredible document: three pages (6" x 9") of personal notes he used when preparing the layout drawings. A sample from the notes reads: "Daffy -- Extensive Wardrobe. Corny ego dialogue and selection for world-saving outing. Exotic get ups. 'What shall I wear for this earth-shaking event?'" Notes, thumbnail drawings, etc. all grace these three pages. What a look into the creative mind of Maurice Noble! Minor handling. In Fine condition. From the Maurice Noble Archives.

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