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    Walt Disney Studios - Thirties Donald Duck Storyboard Original Animation Art (Walt Disney, circa 1935). Early Donald Duck storyboard art is a scarce commodity -- it was pinned up on huge story conference boards and often discarded after animation was completed. This group of four sketches shows the early development of Donald's look -- he still has a bottom-heavy body and his tunic sports four buttons rather than two. Four background tableaux were used, most likely to serve as options for Walt and the director to decide upon. In the two scenes at the top we see Donald in front of a washing machine and then an automatic pea-splitter. The bottom two scenes feature complex machinery. The paper measures an overall 9.5" x 12", while each frame is approximately 3' x 4". The art is in Excellent condition. This is a fascinating glimpse into the Disney cartoons' creative process.

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    October, 2004
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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