An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas:....
"Why Santa, Why?"1966 Stock Code: 112739
NotesOriginally broadcast by CBS on 18 December 1966, How the Grinch Stole Christmas became a perennial feature of US festive season television - the position occupied by Raymond Briggs's The Snowman for British audiences. Superbly voiced by Boris Karloff and with ear-catching music by Albert Hague and Eugene Poddany, it was Chuck Jones's inspired direction that turned Seuss's updating of the Scrooge story into a small screen classic.
In this scene the Grinch tries to explain to Cindy Lou Who what exactly he is doing in her home on Christmas Eve and features at around the 16:29 mark in the film. The cel captures a trademark Chuck Jones expression of smarmy cunning on the face of the despicable Grinch.
Original hand painted production cel: the image of the Grinch measuring 155 x 185 mm. Mounted, glazed and framed in black wood (overall size 390 x 440 mm).
In excellent condition.
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