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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

"Melody Time: 4 Little Toot" (1948) [11/16] - 10 Pastel Concepts

I heard the story of Little Toot before ever seeing the movie. But I don't recall very many cartoons showing in the small theater in Altoona, Iowa. Here are ten pastel concepts.

Maybe the reason why this story hit home was that I felt I was a little like Little Toot -- trying to make Dad proud, but it never quite worked out the way I wanted...

Pastel Concepts from Little Toot

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From “Melody Time: Little Toot” (1948; 1954). An extraordinary set of 1948 pastel story concepts on Little Toot. Very close to the final version. Released in 1948 as a segment of Melody Time. Re-released on August 13, 1954 as a short. Some individual items and some in precise sequence. Sequence where he is playing and doing figure-8's. [Image: 10 sections of 8-3/16"W x 5-7/8"H. Total art area: 41-13/16"W x 12"H. Frame: 49-11/16"W x 19-13/16"H.] Acquired 1993. SeqID-0067 8/3/2005

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