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    Oswald the Lucky Rabbit (Universal, 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41"). As Walt Disney's "Alice" series was wrapping up, Disney's new character, a rabbit named Oswald, was just starting to take off. The character became a major hit for Disney's producer Charles Mintz, and when Disney could no longer produce the cartoons due to financial cutbacks, Mintz took the character and Disney's staff away from Walt! This "hostile takeover" of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit led directly to the creation of Mickey Mouse, as Disney needed a new character to animate. Eventually, Universal would take over the Oswald series and this poster displays the best images of Oswald ever created. The last time one of these One Sheets came to auction was in 1999 when it sold for $4,140.00. Very Fine-.

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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