Original Hand-inked & Hand-painted Production Cel. 1973 "The Cricket in Time Square" Film. Hand Signed by Chuck Jones.Image Size: 11" x 9". Wrote and directed a short, animated version of The Cricket in Times Square with Mel Blanc. Cast as the voice of Tucker Mouse and Paul; Les Tremayne. As the voices of Chester Cricket, Harry Cat, Papa Bellini, and Mr. As Mama Bellini; and Kerry. The special aired on ABC on April 24, 1973. Jones also wrote and directed two animated sequels, A Very Merry Cricket (1973) and Yankee Doodle Cricket. 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.