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    Donald's Garden (RKO, 1942). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    During WWII, American's were expected to help their country in the war effort by participating in "Victory Gardens." This was a measure to conserve produce domestically so food could be shipped to the troops overseas. This wonderful poster features Donald in his very own Victory Garden as evidenced by the huge "V" design of his watermelons. As usual, Donald has to deal with issues that frustrate him and in this instance, it's a hungry gopher out to steal his crops. By the early 1940s, Donald had surpassed Mickey Mouse to become the most popular character at Disney. The posters from this era are among the most sought after in all animation collecting. The poster has pinholes in the corners and a few within the image area. There is a chip out of the lower left corner and a small hole in the lower left border. There are a few fold separations along the edges and at the center points with just a small bit of paper loss at the top center point. All of these issues are minor and easily restored. This is a wonderful example of Donald in his irascible prime. Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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