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    Dumbo (RKO, 1941). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Walt Disney's previous two films--Pinocchio and Fantasia--had been, amazingly enough, financial failures. Disney made his animators work under strict budgetary constraints, with a tight script and simplified production values. The plan, along with a delightful story, combined to create a big hit for the studio. It was such a big success that Time magazine was going to have Dumbo on the cover of its December, 1941 issue, but the attack on Pearl Harbor bumped the baby elephant. Complete sets for this Disney classic are rare at best and this is the first set we have ever sold, making this a terrific opportunity for animation fans. The cards show pinholes in the corners, and unobtrusive smudges. The title card has a splice in the upper left corner, two cards have paper tape on the verso, and two cards have strips of toning. Very Fine-.


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