The piece was framed up for a Gallery Event at the Art of Disney Gallery in the late 1990's. Piece was framed Up by the Gallery and bought directly from the Gallery at Downtown Disney.
Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from the Art of Disney Galler y at Walt Disney World. Frame Size is: 31 x 15 inches. Cel sizes are: 6.5 x 6.5, 8.5 x 9, 6.5 x 6.5 inches. HAND SIGNED BY TWO DISNEY Legends! 2 of Walt Disney's " 9 Old Men ".
Ollie Johnston's first major assignment for the Disney company was Pinocchio. Other famous character work includes the centaurettes in Fantasia (1940), Thumper in Bambi (1940), Mr.
Smee in Peter Pan (1953), the three good fairies in Sleeping Beauty (1959), Mowgli and Baloo in "The Bare Necessities" sequence of The Jungle Book (1967) and Orville the albatross in The Rescuers (1977). Johnston was given the Disney Legend Award in 1989. This award was created by Roy E. Disney to honor individuals whose body of work has made a significant impact on the Disney entertainment legacy. Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston have co-authored four books about Disney animation and art.
Disney Animation: Illusion of Life (1981) is considered a textbook of the art of Disney animation. Too Funny for Words (1987) covers the art of the physical gag in animation. Walt Disney's Bambi: The Story and the Film (1990) is a record of the making of the classic feature, and The Disney Villain (1994) is the decisive study of animated menace.
Ollie passed away on April 14, 2008, thank you is all I can say. Frank Thomas has had a long and distinguished career with Disney. He is credited with animating Thumper and Bambi on the ice in Bambi (1942), Lady and Tramp eating a romantic spaghetti dinner in Lady and the Tramp (1954), and Mad Madam Mim in the Sword in the Stone (1963). Thomas was given the Disney Legend Award in 1989.
Frank Thomas is a native Californian. During World War II he was head of an Air Force Animation Unit, and from 1946 to 1966, in his spare time, was the piano player for the famous Dixieland Jazz group, The Firehouse Five plus Two. He lives in California with his wife of forty-seven years, Jeanette. They have four children and three grandchildren.Passed away Sept 8, 2004 We'll miss you. The item "3 Ludwig Von Drake production Cel HAND signed Frank N Ollie Disney 1950s 1960s" is in sale since Saturday, June 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Disneyana\Vintage (Pre-1968)\Animation Art, Cels". The seller is "toon-city" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay.