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    Silly Symphony (United Artists, 1933). Stock French Affiche (23.5" X 31.25").
    During the fall of 1932, Walt Disney's contract with Columbia Pictures came to an end and the animator moved his distribution deal to United Artists. It was the height of the Depression and with so many exhibitors cutting back on expenses, one of the first things that had to go was their budget for ordering individual one sheets for each cartoon that was shown. United Artists issued "stock" one sheets so that the exhibitors could re-use the poster each time a new Silly Symphony cartoon was played in their theaters. This example was designed by artist Cecchello for the French market, featuring a charming image of the "Three Little Pigs" playing a tune, Santa and King Neptune. For Disney aficionados, this is an extraordinary find, and the first of its kind presented by Heritage. Touchup was applied to the horizontal fold. There is faint toning in the borders. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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