Little Whirlwind (1941) poster, US
Unframed 41 x 27 in. (104 x 69 cm)
Framed 47 3/4 x 33 3/4 in. (121.3 x 85.7 cm)
This delightful Walt Disney eight minute short, which has no dialogue, tells the innocent story of how Mickey, who wants some of Minnie's just-baked cake, offers to tidy up her garden, and in doing so gets caught up in a mini tornado. Mickey Mouse posters from the 1930s and 1940s are amongst the rarest and most collectable animation posters. Little Whirlwind features Mickey wearing his red shorts with buttons, which he would not wear again until his appearance in the 1995 animation Runaway Brain. Post this film, several other changes were also made to Mickey's features. An extremely rare poster, with only a very few copies known to have survived.
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Linen-backed and conservation framed with UV plexiglass. Excellent condition with the colours remaining very bright, very minor restoration to folds, small area of writing from the reverse of the poster just showing through the white background.
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