Hess Fine Auctions to sell animation cel collection Dec. 7-8

Snow White sitting up in bed in Walt Disney Productions 1937 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.' Hess Fine Auctions image.

Snow White sitting up in bed in Walt Disney Productions 1937 ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.’ Hess Fine Auctions image.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Hess Fine Auctions will sell property of the University of South Florida Libraries Museum Collection, the Charles Mahan Collection of original animation cels, on Dec. 7-8. Friday’s session, consisting of 114 lots, will begin at 6 p.m. EST. Saturday’s auction will consist of 139 lots and will begin at noon Eastern.

LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.

Original production cels from the following films will be auctioned: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Ferdinand the Bull, Pinocchio, Fantasia, Goofy’s How to Ride a Horse, segment from The Reluctant Dragon, Dumbo, Bambi, The Three Caballeros, Make Mine Music, Song of the South, Fun and Fancy Free, Melody Time, So Dear to My Heart, The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians, The Sword in the Stone, The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, Bedknobs and Broomsticks, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Rescuers, The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, Hercules, Mickey’s Gala Premiere, Water Babies, Good Scouts, Mother Goose Goes Hollywood, Silly Symphony, Beach Picnic, Fire Chief/ Fire Brigade, and Nifty Nineties.

Additional production cels include examples from: Slide Donald Slide, Trick or Treat, Ben and Me, The Simple, Animal Farm, An American Tail, BC, possibly Betty Boop as Little Red Riding Hood, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Dennis the Menace, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, Heavy Metal, Heavy Traffic, Inky and the Lion Short, It’s Tough to be a Bird, Jack Frost, The Land Before Time, Lord of the Rings, Mutt and Jeff, The Night Watchman, The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat, Out of the Inkwell Series, The Peanuts Gang, Pink Panther, Porky’s Café, Raggedy Ann and Andy, Raid TV commercial, The Scarlet Pumpernickel, The Secret of N.I.M.H., Tom and Jerry, Via Alegre, Watership Down, Wizards, possibly The Woody Woodpecker Show, Xanadu, The Yellow Submarine, The Yogi Bear Show, Terrytoons, possibly from Who’s Who in the Jungle, Mr. Magoo, Bugs Bunny/ Road Runner Hour, Brawl in the Family, possibly Porky Pig’s Feat, Loony Tunes, Merrie Melodies, possibly from Bugs Bunny’s Bustin’ Out All Over, possibly Too Hop To Handle and Saturday Morning TV Bridge.

For details about any lot contact Hess Fine Auctions at 727-896-0622. Internet live bidding will be provided by Auction Central News.

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Snow White sitting up in bed in Walt Disney Productions 1937 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.' Hess Fine Auctions image.

Snow White sitting up in bed in Walt Disney Productions 1937 ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.’ Hess Fine Auctions image.

Pinocchio with marionettes in Walt Disney Productions 1940 'Pinocchio.' Hess Fine Auctions image.

Pinocchio with marionettes in Walt Disney Productions 1940 ‘Pinocchio.’ Hess Fine Auctions image.

Bambi in a Landscape with Bunnies in Walt Disney Productions 1942 'Bambi.' Hess Fine Auctions image.

Bambi in a Landscape with Bunnies in Walt Disney Productions 1942 ‘Bambi.’ Hess Fine Auctions image.

Pinocchio Jiminy Cricket 1940 original production cel art illustration painting with/ printed background. Hess Fine Auctions image.

Pinocchio Jiminy Cricket 1940 original production cel art illustration painting with/ printed background. Hess Fine Auctions image.

'Alice in Wonderland,' Dinah the cat in landscape, Walt Disney Productions 1951. Hess Fine Auctions image.

‘Alice in Wonderland,’ Dinah the cat in landscape, Walt Disney Productions 1951. Hess Fine Auctions image.

'101 Dalmatians,' Cruella de Vil, Walt Disney Productions 1961, hand-painted animation cel. Hess Fine Auctions image.

‘101 Dalmatians,’ Cruella de Vil, Walt Disney Productions 1961, hand-painted animation cel. Hess Fine Auctions image.