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    Mutt and Jeff in "A Roman Scandal" (Short Films Syndicate, 1926). One Sheet (27" X 41"). In 1916, Bud Fisher, the cartoonist who began the first daily cartoon strip in 1907, licensed the production of "Mutt and Jeff" for animation with pioneers Raoul Barre and Charles Bowers. The animated series lasted 11 years and more than 300 animated Mutt and Jeff shorts were released, making it the longest running theatrical animated film series, second to Krazy Kat. This cartoon short was released during the last full year of their production. The poster had tape supporting all of the folds and there was a chip from the lower left corner and edge chips. The poster has been professionally restored and has had much of the red and white title fields airbrushed. This is an early piece of animation history and it is unlikely that another copy exists. Very Good on Linen.

    Estimate: $2,500 - $3,000.

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