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The Art of the Lion King. Foreword by James Earl Jones. (ISBN: 0786860286)


Published by New York Hyperion 1994, 1994
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. This copy belonged to one of the character designers for the Disney feature animation film The Lion King, with her signature on the front pastedown and with her blindstamp on the front free endpaper. Also signed by supervising animator Andreas Deja with a drawing by him of the conniving and antagonistic lion named ÔScarÕ and an inscription which reads: ÒFor _____, with a big roar from Scar and Andreas Deja.Ó The rest of the book is signed throughout by 29 other artists and production staff who worked on the film, many of whom wrote warm inscriptions, including Barry Johnson, Chris Sanders, Lorna Cook (twice), Burny Mattinson, Andy Gaskill, Dan St. Pierre, Linda Bel, Tony Fucile, Thom Enriquez, Lisa Keene, Tony Bancroft, Michael Surrey, Brenda Chapman, Kevin Harkey, Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers (directors), Don Hahn, Gary Trousdale, Rick Maki, Sue Nichols, Hans Bacher, Jim Capobianco, James Baxter, Dave Burgess, Ellen Woodbury, Randy Fullmer, Scott Johnson, Kiran Joshi, and Daniel Hu. Oversize coffee table art book, extensively illustrated in color. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A remarkable presentation of one of DisneyÕs most acclaimed films of recent times. The Lion King won Oscars for Best Music, Original Score (Hans Zimmer) and for Best Music, Original Song - Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics) for the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight.Ó It also received nominations for Best Music, Original Song - Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics) for the song "Circle of LifeÓ and for Best Music, Original Song - Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics) for the song "Hakuna Matata.Ó The recipient of this book also worked on the Disney animated films Treasure Planet, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Tarzan, Mulan, Hercules, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Toy Story, Pocahontas, and Aladdin. Bookseller Inventory # 17482E

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Title: The Art of the Lion King. Foreword by James ...

Publisher: New York Hyperion 1994

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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