Animation Cels of Sorcerer's Apprentice and Broom

Fantasia 1940 Disney Studios

This piece is undoubtedly one of the greatest, most dramatic, rarest and most desired Disney animation cel there is. Fantasia of course, is the 1940 animated film produced by Walt Disney and released by Walt Disney Productions. With story direction by Joe Grant and Dick Huemer, and production supervision by Ben Sharpsteen, it was the third feature in the Disney animated features canon, and stands out from every other Disney film by its fantastic concept and originality. The film consists of eight animated segments set to pieces of classical music conducted by Leopold Stokowski; seven of which are performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra. Music critic and composer Deems Taylor acts as the film's Master of Ceremonies, who introduces each segment in live action interstitial scenes. This Courvoisier production animation cel of Mickey beginning to animate the broom is a large, iconic and one of the most sought after animation cel images of all.

Animation Cels of Sorcerer's Apprentice and Broom

 
Film title: Fantasia
 
Image title: Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer's Apprentice casting his spell on the broom
 
Year: 1940
 
Width of Image: 9.25 inches
 
Height of Image: 6.00 inches
 
Width of Art: 11.25 inches
 
Height of Art: 8.75 inches
 
Courvoisier background
 
Price: $27,000.00

Walt Disney settled on the concept of the film Fantasia just as work neared completion on The Sorcerer's Apprentice. The Sorcerer's Apprentice was an elaborate Silly Symphonies short designed as a comeback role for Mickey Mouse who had declined in popularity. As production costs grew higher than what it could earn, Disney decided to include the short in Fantasia with other segments set to classical pieces. A decision that led to Mickey Mouse in probably his most famous and enduring role. The Sorcerer himself, Yensid, is of course Disney spelled backward.

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