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    Mutt and Jeff in "The Tonsorial Artists" (Fox, 1918). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    With its debut in 1907, Bud Fisher's Mutt and Jeff started on the road to becoming one of the most famous and successful comic strips of all time. In 1913, the first of what would eventually be nearly 350 animated cartoons featuring the mismatched duo was released; this series would run until 1926. The strip itself finally finished its newspaper run in 1982, after entertaining fans for an impressive 75 years. Offered here is a beautiful poster for one of the pair's earliest films. There was a large piece missing from the top border, another large piece missing from the credits area, and small holes in the center, but an outstanding job of expert professional restoration has returned this poster to a like-new condition. An important landmark in both the history of comics and animation, this is sure to pique the interest of a number of collectors. Very Good on Linen.


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    March, 2011
    25th-26th Friday-Saturday
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