Original Hand-inked & Hand-painted Production Cel. Disney's 1967 "The Jungle Book" Animated Film. Hand Signed by Chuck Jones.
Triple-matted Size: 17" x 15". Image Size: 12.5" x 10.5".
Cel and Frame in Excellent Condition. COA: Linda Jones Enterprises, Inc. The animated television cartoon is based on "Mowgli's Brothers", the first story in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book (1894). A wolf family adopts a human cub and names him Mowgli. The wolves' protection of Mowgli has frustrated tiger Shere Khan who wishes to claim him as prey.
Several years later when Akela, the wolf leader grows old, Shere Kahn wants the wolves to hand Mowgli over to him. Chuck Jones (September 21, 1912 - February 22, 2002) was born in Spokane, Washington but grew up in Hollywood, California where he was inspired by the comedic talents and slapstick humor of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Jones graduated from Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles (now California Institute of the Arts). , after being hired by Friz Freleng as an animator.
Once the animation branch of Warner Bros. Closed, Jones briefly worked for Disney before moving to MGM where he created new episodes of Tom and Jerry and directed features such as The Dot and the Line, which went on to win an Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Chuck Jones' work has been honored at film festivals and museums throughout the world, including a one-man retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist. Appeared in 1989, now in its fifth printing. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animation Art & Merchandise\Animation Art". The seller is "ocher2007" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.