Description

    Pinocchio (RKO, 1940). Courvoisier Gallery Prints and Original Cover (5) (13" X 15"). With the tremendous box office success in 1938 of "Snow White," Walt Disney Studios decided to try and market their animation art. Disney felt that since so much talent, time, and effort went into the creation of each illustration that they should be marketed as true works of art and not just trivial movie memorabilia. So Disney's marketing department made arrangements to sell its art through the Courvoisier Gallery, located in San Francisco. Disney's animation masterpiece, "Pinocchio," represented the highest achievement that had ever been accomplished in the animated arts. It is believed that this rare set of prints was sent from the Courvoisier Gallery to select theaters to correspond with the initial release of the film. This set comes with the original cover that's dated February 7, 1940 and was sent to the Center Theater, believed to be the grand "twin sister" theater of the famous "Radio City Music Hall." The cover shows some signs of age, outer soiling and edge wear, but each of the four prints are in Near Mint/Mint condition.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Small Flat (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 285

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $6) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161808 spotlights


    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Trimmed Window Card
    BID NOW


    Fire Maidens of Outer Space (Topaz, 1956). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    How to Make a Monster (American International, 1958). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Mighty Joe Young (RKO, 1949). Insert
    BID NOW


    To Kill a Mockingbird (Universal, 1963). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Hot Rod Girl (American International, 1956). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    World War I Propaganda by Howard Chandler Christy (Forbes, 1918). Third Liberty Loan Poster "Fight or Buy Bonds"
    BID NOW


    G-Men (First National, 1935). Lobby Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,844,165
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $40,791.96