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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

"Snow White" (1937; 1998) [Series] - Marc Davis Signed Limited Edition

A series of postings of "Snow White" items in the Cowan Collection [click Here to see the contact sheets of items in the postings].

Here is a Disney Limited Edition (24/200) consisting of three hand-inked, hand-painted cels of the Wicked Queen, Snow White and the Prince along with Marc Davis' autograph. According to the material included with the piece it is a recreation of Sequence 2A, Scenes 25 and 27.

Marc Davis was one of the main animators at Disney and is credited for his work on many of the well known characters.

Marc Davis Signed Limited Edition

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From “Snow White” (1937; 1998) Snow White Limited Edition (24/200). Three images from Snow White -- Snow, Prince, Queen. Signed by "Marc Davis" Entitled "Spellbound" Disney sticker on front: "Spellbound Hand-inked, hand-painted, limited-edition, three-cel setup with hand-signed mat As the prince sings to the entranced Snow White, the Wicked Queen jealously watches the budding romance from her window. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) Edition size: 200" Back: "Spellbound/LA 12KHSNO130 Serial # 24" SKU 4 00156 15151 7" "Certificate of Authenticity" in sealed pouch. Recreation of Sequence 2A, Scenes 25 and 27. [3 images @ 9.25”W x 7.5”H] SeqID-0365
"Cinderella" was the first Disney animated feature to be completely shot and then edited in a live-action reference version before being committed to cel and ink.
Eleanor Audley, who performs the voice for Lady Tremaine, also voiced another truly wicked woman -- the beautiful Maleficent of "Sleeping Beauty" (1959).
William Phipps was the voice of the Prince Charming and Mike Douglas is the uncredited singing voice.
Marc Davis (1913-2000) was one of the most talented artists at and a main animator for Disney Studios. Some of the animated characters he designed were Thumper from “Bambi” (1942), Cinderella from “Cinderella” (1951), Tinker Bell in “Peter Pan” (1953), Maleficent and Briar Rose in “Sleeping Beauty” (1959) and Cruella De Vil in “101 Dalmatians” (1961).

1 comment:

  1. The image of the Queen at her window is my favorite of all you've posted so far. Thanks for sharing you wealth!