This cel is a little different because of the large number of characters on the cel -- 13 in all. While you might think that the alligator in the front is on another cel, it isn't ...The cel is on an airbrushed background.
Alligators Cel (click to enlarge)
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From “Fantasia” (1940) -- Dance of the Hours sequence. ‘Dance of the Hours’ Sequence celluloid on airbrushed background -- 13 alligators in all. Unusual to have such a large number is a single cel. [ From Sotheby's: Walt Disney Dance of the Hours sequence celluloid from "Fantasia," 1940. The gouache on celluloid depicts the alligators dancing from the Dance of the Hours sequence, applied to a non-production purple airbrushed background. 11x15. ] Sotheby's auction 7491, Lot 273. FRONT: "13" Watercolor background. BACK: nothing. [Item: 15"W X 11"H] SeqID-0721