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image of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves [Biancaneve e i sette nani] (Collection of ten original photographs from the circa 1930s animated adult short film)

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N.p.: N.p., 1930. Collection of ten vintage reference (or keybook) photographs, snapshot size and likely unique, from the circa 1930s Italian animated adult film, preceding the classic Disney version released in 1937. Not in IMDB and presumably lost. A pornographic animated adult film based on Disney's 1937 classic children's film. 3.75 x 2.5 inches. Very Good… Read more
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$675.00
image of River Ribber (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1945 film)

River Ribber (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1945 film)

by Paul Sommer (director); John McLeish (screenwriter, starring); Dick Nelson (starring)

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Published
1945
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$475.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1945. Collection of eight vintage reference photographs from the 1945 animated film. A short film following the misadventures of the eponymous main characters, a group of river workers, including two animated African American characters in Blackface. The group is given control of a Mississippi steamboat (called "The Spook"), but must contend with a wily ghost… Read more
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$475.00
image of Beetlejuice: Catmandu [Katmandu] Got Your Tongue? (Original storyboards for the 1991 television episode)

Beetlejuice: Catmandu [Katmandu] Got Your Tongue? (Original storyboards for the 1991 television episode)

by Stephen; Ouimette Alyson Court (starring); Alan Bunce, John Halfpenny, Larry Jacobs, Rick Marshall, John Van Bruggen (directors); Taylor Grant (screenwriter)

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Published
1991
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$350.00

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Los Angeles: Geffen Company, 1991. Original hand-drawn storyboards, bound in script format and executed in holograph pencil and ink, for the 63rd episode of the 4th season of the 1989-1991 television series, which originally aired on December 4, 1991 on Fox. An animated series loosely based on Tim Burton's 1988 film, following the wacky adventures of goth… Read more
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$350.00
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Cool World (Original screenplay for the 1992 film)

by Ralph Bakshi (director); Michael Grais, Mark Victor (screenwriters); Kim Basinger, Brad Pitt, Gabriel Byrne (starring)

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Published
1991
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$275.00

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1991. Fifth Draft script for the 1992 film. With copied revision pages, but also with serrated hole edges, made for internal distribution. A human cartoonist finds himself inside a mysterious cartoon universe called Cool World, where his fountain pen is lethal and sex with cartoons, or "doodles," is strictly forbidden. Director Ralph Bakshi's return… Read more
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$275.00
image of Hansel and Gretel (Collection of six original photographs from the 1954 film)

Hansel and Gretel (Collection of six original photographs from the 1954 film)

by John Paul (director); Engelbert Humperdinck (composer); Adelheid Wette (libretto); Padraic Colum (screenwriter); Anna Russell, Mildred Dunnock, Constance Brigham (starring)

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Published
1954
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$150.00

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Santa Monica: RKO Radio Pictures, 1954. Collection of six vintage studio still photographs for the 1954 stop motion animated film. Based on, and incorporating music from, the 1983 opera by composer Engelbert Humperdinck, with a libretto by his sister Adelhied Wette, itself based on the German fairy tale first published in 1812 in "Grimm's Fairy Tales." Produced… Read more
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$150.00
image of A Christmas Carol (Original photograph of director Richard Williams from the 1971 television short film)

A Christmas Carol (Original photograph of director Richard Williams from the 1971 television short film)

by Richard Williams (director); Charles Dickens (novel); Alastair Sim, Michael Redgrave, Michael Hordern, Diana Quick, Joan Sims (starring)

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Published
1971
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$385.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Vintage reference photograph of director Richard Williams in the studio, working on character studies for the 1971 animated short film. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on Charles Dickens' classic 1843 novella. Williams was best known for his work with Disney Studios in the early 1950s, going on to create… Read more
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$385.00
image of The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (Original photograph of Wolfgang Reitherman and Buddy Baker at work on soundtrack, circa 1977)

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (Original photograph of Wolfgang Reitherman and Buddy Baker at work on soundtrack, circa 1977)

by A.A. Milne (book); John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reiterman (directors); Larry Clemmons, Ralph Wright, Vance Gerry, Xavier Atencio, Ken Anderson, Julius Svendsen, Ted Berman, Eric Cleworth, Winston Hiber (screenwriters); Sebastian Cabot, Sterling Holloway, Paul

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Published
1977
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$300.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Vintage borderless photograph of director Wolfgang Reitherman and music director Buddy Baker working with a studio orchestra to record the soundtrack for "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" in 1977. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Baker worked as… Read more
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$300.00
image of Alice in Wonderland (Original photograph of Walt Disney, Winston Hibler, Erdman Penner, and Ted Sears examining animation cels for the 1951 film)

Alice in Wonderland (Original photograph of Walt Disney, Winston Hibler, Erdman Penner, and Ted Sears examining animation cels for the 1951 film)

by Walt Disney (producer); Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske (directors); Lewis Carroll (novels); Kathryn Beaumont, Ed Wynn, Richard Haydn, Sterling Holloway (starring)

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Published
1951
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$350.00

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Burbank, CA: Walt Disney, 1951. Vintage publicity photograph of producer Walt Disney, writers Erdman Penner and Winston Hibler, and animator Ted Sears examining drawings and animation cels for the 1951 film. From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler. Based on both "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1871) by… Read more
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$350.00
image of Original photograph of Walt Disney Studios' Animation Building, circa 1950s

Original photograph of Walt Disney Studios' Animation Building, circa 1950s

by [Walt Disney Studios]

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Published
1950
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1950. Vintage photograph of Walt Disney Studios' Animation Building, circa 1950s. With a faint reference number stamp on the verso reading "1153 204." The building housed the studio's artists and animators, and was located on the large Burbank lot purchased by Disney in 1937, following the success of "Snow White" the same year. 8 x… Read more
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$325.00
image of Gay Purr-ee (Original photograph from the 1962 animated film)

Gay Purr-ee (Original photograph from the 1962 animated film)

by Abe Levitow (director); Dorothy Jones, Chuck Jones (screenwriters); Judy Garland, Robert Goulet, Red Buttons (starring)

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Published
1962
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$450.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1962. Vintage studio still photograph from the 1962 animated film. With a provenance stamp on the verso. A housecat from the French countryside heads to Paris to experience the excitement of the big city, but is soon seduced by a con artist cat who intends to sell her as a mail-order bride for a… Read more
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$450.00
image of The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1974 film)

The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1974 film)

by Robert Taylor (director, screenwriter); Robert Crumb (novel); Fred Halliday, Eric Monte (screenwriters); Skip Hinnant (starring)

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Published
1974
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1974. Collection of eight vintage black and white studio still photographs from the 1974 adult animated film. Based on R. Crumb's 1965-1972 comic strip. Fritz, an irresponsible, womanizing leftist, finds himself married and drowning in domesticity, and escapes through a drug-fueled fantasy about his "nine lives." The first animated feature film… Read more
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$125.00
image of Original photograph of Pinto Colvig, circa 1940s

Original photograph of Pinto Colvig, circa 1940s

by Pinto Colvig (subject)

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Published
1940
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage photograph of vaudevillian, voice actor, and cartoonist Pinto Colvig holding a small Goofy statuette, circa 1940s. Colvig was best known as the voice of Disney characters Pluto and Goofy, as well as the originator of the Bozo the Clown character for Capitol Records. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine, with light creasing… Read more
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$325.00
image of Make Me Psychic (Original 16mm film reel for the 1978 animated film)

Make Me Psychic (Original 16mm film reel for the 1978 animated film)

by Sally; Cruikshank Kim Deitch (assistant animator); Robert Armstrong, Allan Dodge, Paul Woltz (music)

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Published
1978
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$1,400.00

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Los Angeles: Filmways, 1978. Original 16mm film reel for the 1978 animated short "Make Me Psychic," created by animator Sally Cruikshank and featuring music by the Cheap Suit Serenaders, Robert Armstrong, Allan Dodge, and Paul Woltz. "Make Me Psychic," a followup to her lauded short film "Quasi at the Quackadero," features Cruikshank's recurring duck characters Quasi and… Read more
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$1,400.00
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Grave of the Fireflies (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Isao Takahata (director, screenwriter); Akiyuki Nosaka (novel); Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Yoshiko Shinohara, Akemi Yamaguchi (starring)

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Published
1988
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$1,500.00

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Tokyo: Shinchosha, 1988. Draft script for the 1988 Japanese animated film. Text and titles in Japanese. Based on Akiyuki Nosaka's semi-autobiographical short story, following the final days of two Japanese children during World War II. Nosaka purportedly heartily approved of the choice to adapt his story as an animated film, noting that he believed it would have… Read more
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$1,500.00
image of Archive of 6 letters regarding the director George Melies career in the theater, cinema, and as a merchant, circa 1928-1932

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N.p.: N.p., 1932. An archive of 6 extraordinary autograph letters signed, 5 in French and 1 in English, by the pioneering film director Georges Melies, generally considered to be one of the inventors of narrative cinema, revealing a great deal about his little-discussed but profoundly important origins in the Robert-Houdin Theatre in Paris, as well as his work as… Read more
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$40,000.00
image of Original photograph of George Pal, circa 1940

Original photograph of George Pal, circa 1940

by George Pal (subject)

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Published
1940
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1940. Vintage photograph of the Hungarian-American animator George Pal surrounded by his puppets, circa 1940. With a xerographically duplicated snipe on the verso. George Pal created a series of stop motion animations called "Puppetoons" in the early 1940s after emigrating to the United States from Hungary. He was nominated for Academy Awards for seven consecutive years… Read more
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Grave of the Fireflies (Original screenplay for the 1988 film)

by Isao Takahata (director, screenwriter); Akiyuki Nosaka (novel)

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Published
1988
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$1,500.00

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Tokyo: Shinchosha Company, 1988. Preparation Draft script for the 1988 Japanese animated film. Based on the semi-autobiographical 1967 short story by Akiyuki Nosaka. Text in Japanese. A draft script of the film, in which the ending had not yet been finalized. "Grave of the Fireflies" follows the final days of two Japanese children during World War II,… Read more
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$1,500.00
image of Horus: Prince of the Sun [The Little Norse Prince] (Post-production script for the 1968 film)

Horus: Prince of the Sun [The Little Norse Prince] (Post-production script for the 1968 film)

by Isao Takahata (director); Kazuo Fukazawa (screenwriter)

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Published
1968
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$875.00

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Tokyo: Toei Animation, 1968. Vintage post-production script for the animated 1968 Japanese film "Horus: Prince of the Sun," also known under the title "The Little Norse Prince." This listing also includes a pamphlet of character designs for the film. A milestone in the history of Japanese animation, heralded as the first animated feature to successfully disrupt the… Read more
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$875.00
image of Album of lobby cards and photos from 30 animated films, signed by key animators

Album of lobby cards and photos from 30 animated films, signed by key animators

by Lotte; Reiniger Frank Thomas, Arthur Babbitt, Grim Natwick, Milt Kahl, Ollie Johnston, Norman McLaren, Ward Kimball, John Hubley (animators)

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Published
1967
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$6,500.00

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Various cities: Walt Disney Pictures / HanWay Films, 1967. Album of thirty lobby cards and photographs from thirteen animated films, all SIGNED or INSCRIBED by animation directors to fellow animator Les Gibbard. Lotte Reiniger,Norman McLaren, John Hubley, Arthur Babbitt, Grim Natwick, and four of Disney's famed "nine old men," Frank Thomas, Milt Kahl, Ollie Johnston, and Ward Kimball, all… Read more
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$6,500.00
image of Mickey Mouse Jubilee Show [Micky's Grosste Schau '78] (Original German poster for the 1978 film)

Mickey Mouse Jubilee Show [Micky's Grosste Schau '78] (Original German poster for the 1978 film)

by Walt Disney (producer); Charistopher Barczak (cinematographer); Deven Chierighino (art director); Mike Jittlov (animator)

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Published
1978
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$175.00

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Germany: Walt Disney Pictures, 1978. Original German A1 poster for the 1978 US film, "Mickey Mouse Jubilee Show," here under the original German release title, "Micky's Grosste Schau '78." Little seen compilation of Mickey Mouse short animation sequences, produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Disney's beloved mouse. 22.5 x 33 inches, folded as issued. Several… Read more
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$175.00