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    Clock Cleaners (RKO, 1937). Standee Title Placard (13.75" X 28").
    In the late 1930s, RKO sent a stock, large standee to theatres with a notch at the top where printed "title cards" could be inserted to advertise that week's cartoon showing. The cards would match up with the top of Mickey Mouse's thumb, which you can clearly see in the lower center border. These placards are some of the scarcest Golden Age of Animation artifacts to exist and only a small handful have ever surfaced. This particular placard is a great one! The Clock Cleaners was voted #27 of the Top 50 Cartoons of All Time by animators in 1994! The totally delightful artwork is in three panels, with Donald Duck, Goofy, and Mickey each featured in his own panel. This could easily be restored to near perfect condition as the biggest issues are simply surface soiling and small border tears. The holes in the corners were to help attach the piece to the standee. There are some corner bends in the left side and top and bottom borders. In the left and right borders there are small staple holes, and there is some small clear tape behind tears, on the verso. Don't overlook the importance of this incredibly unique piece. Very Good/Fine.

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