Johnny, ‘Mice Will Play’, (1938) #WB18

$245.00

#WB18 – Warner Bros. Studio, MICE WILL PLAY, Originally Released on December 31, 1938. This is a lively original animation drawing of a mouse holding a stethoscope from the Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Fred ‘Tex’ Avery. It is a final animation drawing created by a Warner Bros. animator in production of the animated cartoon, and a cel was made directly from it.

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#WB18 – Warner Bros. Studio, MICE WILL PLAY, Originally Released on December 31, 1938. This is a lively original animation drawing of a mouse holding a stethoscope from the Merrie Melodies cartoon directed by Fred ‘Tex’ Avery. It is a final animation drawing created by a Warner Bros. animator in production of the animated cartoon, and a cel was made directly from it. Drawn in red, blue and black pencil on an untrimmed animation sheet, the art measures 4 3/8′ x 8 3/8′. The animator wrote the number ‘8’ at the bottom to indicate this drawing’s place in the scene. In excellent condition showing only slight handling from the animation process itself: VERY FINE. COA provided by Howard Lowery Gallery.