Sotheby's Beauty & Beast 1991 Production Background animation cel Disney Belle
16-field Beauty and the Beast (1991) movie production background, with a Disney created matching cel overlay, and matching production background cutout overlay. This is from the famous opening sequence in which Belle strolls through the town singing, with the townsfolk and Gaston joining in the song too. The background and background overlay were actually used in the film, while the cel of the buxom lady, the butcher, and his wife is on a Disney-created cel with special Sotheby's seal to complete the setup. The image of Belle is a cutout added to the setup for presentation purposes. The background is a beautifully detailed watercolor of an old French village that looks like the Beauty & the Beast section of Magic Kingdom. Somewhat risque scenes such as this are rarely seen in Disney films, and never seen in the more modern Disney films. The frame is fittingly wooden and rustic looking. Since the moving images in Beauty & the Beast were done by computer, no production cels from Beauty & the Beast were ever created.
The closest thing you could get was a Production Background with a cel created by Disney from the original drawing. Beauty & the Beast Opening Sequence.
21.5" x 17.5". The item "Sotheby's Beauty & Beast 1991 Production Background animation cel Disney Belle" is in sale since Friday, November 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Disneyana\Contemporary (1968-Now)\Animation Art, Cels". The seller is "benkin" and is located in Staten Island, New York.
This item can be shipped to United States.
- Year: 1991
- Character/Story/Theme: Beauty and the Beast
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Convention/Event: Sotheby's Beauty & the Beast auction 1992