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    The Old Mill (RKO, 1937). Standee Title Placard (13.75" X 28"). The Disney Studio was at the forefront of the art of animation in the late 1930s, and with this short, they introduced the latest technical marvel, the multiplane camera. The invention allowed the camera to look through a series of animation planes instead of just one. Note the layers on this poster, from a reed-filled pond in the foreground, to the old mill in the deep background, to clouds passing in the sky, etc. This very same device was used the same year in the production of the first full-length animated film, Snow White. This unique placard poster hung in a stock Mickey Mouse Standee, and has been rebacked on cardstock to repair nail holes in the corners, tears, creases, and minor chipping. If you've waited for a quality Silly Symphonies piece, here's your poster. Very Good+ on Cardstock.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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