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Thursday, July 9, 2009

"Cinderella" (1950) [Series] - Cinderella "Glass Slipper" Cel

A series of "Cinderella" items in the Cowan Collection.


I think this in a nice piece -- Cinderella holding the glass slipper. The background is a pre-production watercolor of the house interior. They work very nicely together.

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Cinderella Cel on Pre-Production Watercolor Background


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From “Cinderella” (1950). Production cel of Cinderella on a preliminary background. A full 16-field production cel of Cinderella, dressed in rags, holding the remaining glass slipper. The cel has all original paint. The background is a full 16-field watercolor pre-production background of the interior of the house. [20”W x 18”H] Acquired 2004. SeqID-1162 Updated: 7/16/2005

Seller: “Cinderella with the Glass Slipper -- A full 16-field production cel of Cinderella, dressed in rags, holding the remaining glass slipper. The cel has all original paint. The background is a full 16-field watercolor pre-production background of the interior of the house.”

"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.
Ilene Woods was the voice of Cinderella. Actress Helene Stanley performed the live-action reference not only for Cinderella, but also for Princess Aurora in "Sleeping Beauty" and Anita Radcliff in "101 Dalmatians."
Cinderella was created by 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).

3 comments:

  1. You say above "Seller:..." Is this item for sale? I am trying to find something from Cinderella for my baby girl. Thanks, Gary (gj@ehel.co.uk)

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  2. Thanks for the note, Gary.

    - When I don't have direct knowledge about an item, I will often post the information about the piece that was passed along to me by the Seller.

    - If you are looking for something, you may want to check out eBay or Van Eaton Galleries for items.

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