Walt Disney personally cast Beaumont after seeing her in the film "On an Island with You, " in which the child actress had a small role. Disney was so impressed by her that she was also chosen to be the model for Alice, and would also go on to provide the voice for Wendy in "Peter Pan, " 1953. Beaumont has also reprised her voice acting role as Alice in two episodes of the animated series, Disney's "House of Mouse, " and as both Alice and Wendy in the video game Kingdom Hearts.
She did not retire as the voice of Alice and Wendy until 2005, when her role for these two characters was taken over by Hynden Walch. Initial design for the character of Alice was accomplished by Mary Blair during the storyboard phase and also by Les Clark. Alice was animated by Ollie Johnston, Don Lusk, and Marc Davis who animated her for the tea party scene. This is a wonderful hand painted and hand inked original production animation cel of Alice. She is a large full figure image and has her eyes open.An absolutely beautiful piece of vintage Walt Disney animation art and a great addition to any collection! Measurements: Size - Alice: 7 x 4", Image 11 x 14 1/2". Condition: See pictures of the actual cel, which is in excellent overall condition as shown above! All items we sell are from a smoke-free/mold-free home/workplace and are in excellent condition unless otherwise noted. I own every work pictured for sale and I stand behind every item. Please follow/bookmark me as a favorite and keep and keep checking back for more items for sale in the coming weeks. For now, please check out my other Animation Drawings and Cels and other original modern and contemporary artwork for sale!
The item "1951 RARE WALT DISNEY ALICE IN WONDERLAND ORIGINAL PRODUCTION ANIMATION CEL" is in sale since Saturday, October 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animation Art & Characters\Animation Art\Production Art". The seller is "shadowline" and is located in Durham, North Carolina.This item can be shipped worldwide.