1955 Rare Walt Disney Lady And The Tramp Original Production Animation Cel
LADY PRODUCTION CEL WALT DISNEY STUDIOS GOUACHE ON CEL, 1955. Original hand inked and hand painted production cel of Lady set on a lithographic background from "Lady and the Tramp, " 1955; Walt Disney Studios; Unframed. "Lady and the Tramp" (released on June 22, 1955) is a full length featured animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Buena Vista Distribution. The film was the 15th in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, and it was the first animated feature filmed in with the CinemaScope widescreen film process. The film was based on the story "Happy Dan, The Whistling Dog" by Ward Greene and tells the story of a female American Cocker Spaniel named Lady who lives with a refined, upper-middle-class family. Lady meets a male stray mutt named Tramp and they embark on many exciting and romantic adventures. One evening in 1937, Disney storyman Joe Grant invited Walt Disney over to his house for dinner and ended up showed Disney a drawing he had made of his pet spinger spaniel, who was named Lady. Walt loved the drawing and suggested that Joe make a storyboard out of it; which he did and the plan was to create a new animated film, simply titled Lady. The story that was pitched ended up being too simplistic to Walt Disney's taste, and the project was put on hold until about 20 years later.
Measurements: Size - Lady: 3 1/4 x 4 3/4", Image 8 3/4 x 11 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.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Animation Studio: Disney
- Type: Production Cel
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original Production Art
- Era: Pre-1970