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    Pinocchio (RKO, 1940). Australian Daybill (15" X 40"). After "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves" (1937), this was Disney's second feature film adapted from a tale. However, contrary to "Snow White," which was a famous story worldwide, "Pinocchio" was unknown by the masses during the '30s (although it had been successful at the end of the 19th century), yet it was the literary basis for the Italian readers. About halfway through production of the film, Disney stopped it, and began from scratch. He felt that the movie had lost its entertainment quality. Characters were redesigned and most notable was the addition of the friendly conscience, Jiminy Cricket. Today the film has become one of the most celebrated feature-length cartoons in history. This beautiful Australian daybill, done in their stone litho process, is striking. The poster was restored on linen and has had paper added in the upper imprint area and the very bottom white border. Fine- on Linen.

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    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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