Original hand painted animated production celluloid (from sequence A) with printed background. Gene Deitch (b. 1924) ¿ American illustrator, animator and film director. Signed ¿GENE DEITCH¿ in the lower right. Dimensions with frame (length x width): 17 ¼ in x 20 ¼ in; 43.8 cm x 51.4 cm. Clean and unmarked, in fine, collectible condition. Deitch animated and directed the 1987 cartoon adaptation of Sendak's, classic children's picture book: In the Night Kitchen. The film faithfully preserved Sendak's classic illustrations, with Peter Schickele's narration, and original musical compositions. Produced by Weston Woods for Scholastic in 1973. The plot of this book: Mickey falls asleep and dreams of falling into the "night kitchen," where he is nearly baked into a cake, makes a plane out of bread, and flies off to get milk. A collectible piece of Sendak memorabilia. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: In the Night Kitchen Production Cell
Publication Date: 1981
Binding: No Binding
Illustrator: Deitch, Gene; Sendak, Maurice
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
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