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    Little Boy Blue (Powers ComiColor, 1936). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Ub Iwerks started his artistic career as a commercial artist in Kansas City, where he met Walt Disney in 1919. When Disney launched his own animation company, Iwerks was hired immediately for his fast drawing skills. Little Boy Blue was made during Iwerks' stretch of time away from Disney (1930-1939), to which he would return in 1940. Full of singing, dancing, and hilarity, this cartoon finds Big Bad Wolf stealing one of Little Bo Peep's beloved sheep. Little Boy Blue and a dancing scarecrow step in to assist her and her mischievous black sheep in rescuing it. Offered only once previously by Heritage, this color-rich one sheet is a superb find for fans of animation. An added bonus, several other posters from the films of Ub Iwerks are offered in this auction. Professional restoration has addressed a tear in the bottom border, fold wear, and a chips in the left and right border. Fine+ on Linen.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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