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    Grim Natwick Mickey Mouse Sketch

    Grim Natwick. Handwritten Note, Signature, and Mickey Mouse Sketch. One page, oblong octavo, n.p., December 18, 1965.

    One of the most versatile and long-lived American animators, Grim Natwick created and developed some of our best-loved animated characters. After creating Betty Boop for Fleisher Studios, he went on to act as lead animator on the first ever full-length animated feature, Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. He also contributed to the animation of Gulliver's Travels, Mickey Mouse in Fantasia, Mr. Magoo, Popeye and many others.

    Grim Natwick's interesting addition to the guestbook of an unknown friend: "Grim Natwick / Dec. 18th, 1965 / 'A Journey of a Thousand Miles is Begun / with One Step.'" To the right, a quick sketch of Mickey Mouse. Accompanied by a hand-colored (colored pencil and felt-tipped pen) photocopied sketch of an early Betty Boop. Animation fans and Disney collectors alike will love this lot!

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    February, 2008
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