Category Archives: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Happy Production Cel from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) Original production cel featuring Happy from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The cel has been applied to an airbrushed background as prepared by the Disney Studio to be sold at the Courvoisier Galleries. Image measures 2.5 x 4, with a mat opening of 4 x 4.5, with the cream colored mat labeled under the cel “Happy.” This piece is also framed to an overall size of 10.25 x 12. In fine condition, with a bit of mild rippling. Happy was voiced by longtime stage and silent comic actor Otis Harlan, who infused his own jovial personality into the role.

Bidding for the Animation Auction opens Aug 14, 2014 & ends Aug 21, 2014


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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Production cel model

Original hand-painted production color model cel of all seven dwarfs from the 1937 Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Cel measures 12 x 10, with a fantastic image of all seven dwarfs, each with a facial image which captures their persona, and each image is also labeled in an unknown hand with their respective names. Cel is stapled to a 14 x 11 sheet of cardboard, which is labeled on the reverse, “Geo. Goepper, Set No. 3.” In fine condition. George Goepper started working for Disney in 1933 as an assistant animator, and later made character models and also worked on Bambi. He remained with the company until 1953, leaving to go work for Hanna-Barbera. An item of great cinematic importance, as Disney and his artists labored extensively to make the first ever full-length animated feature a success. RR Auction COA.

Bidding for the Hollywood Auction opens Jun 19, 2014 & ends Jun 26, 2014


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