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All of the artwork in this collection is guaranteed 100% authentic and genuine as created by TVC for King Features Syndicate in London England during late 1967 through 1968.   This collection is being offered Exclusively and Only Here at www.BeatleBay.com!!!   Many of the pieces are very rare, extreme examples, that seldom surface for sale.  There are many examples of hand painted art cels, hand drawn art cel drawings and even examples of ultra rare original production backgrounds!  Each piece is either hand painted or hand drawn and copyright King Features Subafilms Limited, London, England UK 1968.  This project was headed up by KFS veteran Al Broadax,  who already had a long running hit TV cartoon show of The Beatles during the early years of Beatlemania simply called The Beatles

    The creation of this movie and the artwork that followed involved many steps.  We will give you a quick summary of how cels, drawings and backgrounds were created:  TVC consisted of several dozen animators along with a production team.  Heinz Edelmann was the art director and had final say of how each of the Beatles and each of the characters in the film looked and acted.  It was Heinz who created a master set of characters for each of the animators to use to create all the drawings and cels from.   The process to create a production art cel is as follows... first the animator would draw the character on a blank sheet of white paper.  These are called animation drawings.  Once the drawing on paper was finalized,  the animator would then overlay the drawing sheet with a sheet of clear acetate (or celluloid sheet) and then using a fine point black ink pen would outline the character.  The animator would also make notes along the peg hole side of the celluloid sheet which identified where in the movie this art cel was to be used.   Once the outline was finished,  the animator would then turn the celluloid sheet over and paint in the different sections in whatever colors were to be used for that character.  So a finished art cel has a character that has been created using both sides of the clear celluloid sheet;  the black outline of the character is on the front side and the painting of the colors is on the reverse side!  A very cool process!!   Once the production watercolor hand painted backgrounds were created,  these clear celluloid sheets were overlaid onto the backgrounds and then filmed.  A very tedious process compared to today's Computer Generated Imaging!  The making of an animated film using hand painted art cels with hand painted backgrounds ended in the 1980s with the invent of CGI.

    Most of these art cels and drawings were sold in stores such as Hallmark in late 1969 and during1970 in cardboard matted 16" x 20" frames which normally contained  1, 2 or 3 art cels or one drawing.   When the film was finished, all of the original artwork that wasn't wanted and kept by some of the original animators or the production team,  were all packaged for retail sale to the general public.  Whichever cels didn't overlap normally went into the cardboard matting, usually 2 sometimes 3 or more.  Adhered to the back of this frame was one of King Features Subafilms Ltd. Certificates of Authenticity (COAs).  These measured approx 6" x 8" and featured a round gold foil sticker on the bottom right side of this certificate which stated "ONE OF A KIND ORIGINAL ART From The Full Length Cartoon Feature The Beatles Yellow Submarine - A Collectors Treasure".  These certificates were printed on parchment paper and are included in some of the animation artwork in this collection.  The matted prints were then shrink-wrapped and sent out to retail stores such as Hallmark worldwide.  The rarest and most valuable cels and the largest ones and ones that take up much of the 12" x 16" palette most of these art cels use.   A typical art cel is painted onto a 12" x 16" clear sheet of acetate which almost always have one of the edges with peg holes for the animators to secure their piece down.  Many original drawings are on plain white paper sheets that range from 12" x 16" to as large as 16" x 34" and these usually have alignment peg holes too.  There are also handwritten codes along that same peg hole edge which identified the scene number and frame.  We will translate all of these codes for you in each items' description as much as possible.  Some of the easier codes are NWM for the Nowhere Man sequence; SOT for Sea Of Time; SOM for Sea Of Monsters; SOS for Sea of Science; SOG for Sea of Green.  Some are even easier as BULLDOG was for the Hey Bulldog sequences.  The rarest and most sought after Yellow Submarine artwork from the movie are the original backgrounds.  The backgrounds were usually hand painted using watercolor paint.  Some original backgrounds are simply incredible to behold!!    Items are arranged for sale by Animation Cels, Animation Drawings and Animation Backgrounds.

    They were all hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd. The movie premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the studios from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with the song All Together Now!!!

    These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand painted pictures per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in 1969!   ENJOY!

    Please Note: If there are any clients who would like to make a package deal for parts of the collection or even the entire collection as is, please contact us directly at SALES@BEATLEBAY.COM.  We will surely try to accommodate any of your offers.   Also, if you have any original 1968 Yellow Submarine production art cels, drawings or backgrounds contact us as we are currently actively buying artwork too!!!


Original 1968 Art Animation Production Cels

PLEASE NOTE:  All artwork from this collection is guaranteed to be 100% authentic and as advertised and come with a Letter of Authenticity from BeatleBay.com.  Keep in mind that most all of these cels and drawings are the original sizes as created for the movie in 1968.  Cels and drawings are typically done on 12.5" x 16" sheets.   ENJOY!!!


  Item YSAC003:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of JOHN LENNON, PAUL McCARTNEY and RINGO STARR from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains a great large image of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr from the Apple Bonker sequence!   John is getting ready to hit one of the Apple Bonkers on the head with the large green apple in his hands!   John is sitting on Paul's shoulders who is sitting on Ringo's shoulders, who is sitting on George's shoulders in the film(but not shown).   There are 3 Beatles in this scene!   This is a very large cel measuring over 15" long by 5" wide at the bottom.   John Lennon is easily 12" tall.   The width of the cel through the middle section varies around 3" wide.  A very unusual and very cool art cel from the film!   The artwork is located dead center on the bottom edge moving to the right side along the top edge on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in Excellent condition with vivid colors and no paint loss at all. There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "INF2    Sc28   11B".   This sheet does have the usual staple holes that you normally find on these sheets.  There is one tiny tear on the clear acetate sheet:  it starts at the center peg hole at the bottom edge and extends downward about .4" inch to the bottom edge;  it's very minor but wanted to mention it to be exact on the condition.   Overall a terrific and unique piece of original artwork from Yellow Submarine!   

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).   SALES PRICE $1,250.

   

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  Item YSAC004:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of JOHN LENNON and RINGO STARR from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains an image of John Lennon being carried by Ringo Starr as they are being chased by Blue Meanies!!   There are 2 Beatles in this sequence where Ringo is running while carrying John.   This cel measures approx 4.5" tall by 3.25" wide.  The artwork is located dead center on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in Excellent condition with vivid colors and no paint loss at all. There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "INF/2    Sc/23   14R".   This sheet does have the usual staple holes that you normally find on these sheets.  There are no tears in the sheet. Overall the art cel and sheet are in Excellent condition.   Overall a terrific and very colorful piece of original artwork from Yellow Submarine!   

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).   SALES PRICE $595.

     

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  Item YSAC005:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of THE BOOB from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains an image of Jeremy Hilary Boob PhD.  from the sequence where the Boob fixes the Subs propeller and it sails off without them!   This is an original art cel of The Boob from the backsides.   It measues approx 4" wide by 3" tall.   The artwork is located left of center and towards the bottom left corner on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in Excellent condition with vivid colors and no paint loss at all. There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "Phren    Sc11   B24".   This sheet does have the usual staple holes that you normally find on these sheets.  Overall a terrific and cool piece of original artwork from Yellow Submarine!   

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).   SALES PRICE $225.

   

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  Item YSAC006:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of SMOKE From Frankenstein's Test Tube from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains an image of smoke from the test tube that Frankenstein is holding just before he drinks!   This is a very large cel measuring over 8" long by 2.5" wide at the top.   The artwork is located in the upper right quadrant on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in Very Good condition with vivid colors and a tiny bit of paint loss in the bottom swirl of colors. There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "RH    Sc15   S21".   This sheet does have the usual staple holes that you normally find on these sheets.  Overall a terrific and unique piece of original artwork from Yellow Submarine!   

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).   SALES PRICE $100.

       

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  Item YSAC000:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of JOHN LENNON and RINGO STARR from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains a great large image of John Lennon and Ringo Starr with John having his arm around Ringo!   The cel was used in the Ringo's House sequence right after Frankenstein turns into John Lennon!   The cel itself is unusually large, measuring over 7" tall by over 10" wide.  You normally don't find full figure art cels this large and gorgeous!!   The artwork is located dead center on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in excellent condition.  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "RH    Sc16   49J".   This sheet does not have the usual staple holes that you normally find on these sheets;  that's most likely because it was the only cel included in the original matting which came with this art cel.   The original matting was falling apart because of the age;  we were able to salvage the original metallic seal which will be included with this lot.   The studio normally placed 2 or more figures together in a frame then stapled the cels together.   Since this image was so large, there was no need to include additional characters with it.   Overall a terrific piece of original artwork from Yellow Submarine! 

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).   SOLD

   


  Item YSAC001:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of JEREMY HILLARY BOOB Ph D. from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains a nice image of the character called The Boob!   The cel itself measures approx. 3.5" tall by 4" wide.  The artwork is located just  right of the center section of the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in excellent condition.  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "Phren     Sc11    B-V3".   This sheet does have the usual staple holes in each corner with some small tears along with the bottom right corner tip torn away.  Overall a terrific piece of original artwork from Yellow Submarine! 

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).   SOLD

   


Item YSAC021:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of JOHN LENNON from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains a great large image of John Lennon dressed up in his Sgt Pepper uniform!   The cel itself is unusually large, measuring 8.5" tall by nearly 3.5" wide.  You normally don't find full figure art cels this large and gorgeous!!   The artwork is located just left of the center section on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in excellent condition.  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "INF2    SC1   73J".   This sheet does have the usual staple holes with some small tears in each corner.  Overall a terrific piece of original artwork from Yellow Submarine! 

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).   SOLD

   


Item YSAC022:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of THE YELLOW SUBMARINE and THE WHALE from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered are 2 original Art Cels from the 1968 major motion picture.  There are two 12.5" tall by 14.5" wide clear acetate celluloid sheets stapled together each containing one original hand-painted Art Cel:  the top sheet contains a beautiful hand painted image of The Yellow Submarine.   As you may or may not know: hand-painted Submarines are one of the most difficult Art Cels to locate as most submarines used in the movie were actually Letra-Set Decals!   Because the submarine was used is so many different scenes in the movie, instead of hand painting the submarine each time, and to save time, King Features contracted with Letra-Set of London to supply the studio with decal sheets of the Yellow Submarine in nearly every possible angle.   So to find an actual hand painted submarine these days is quite a feat!   The submarine art cel itself is a nice size, measuring approx 3.5" wide by almost 2" tall.  The submarine artwork is located just left of center in the celluloid sheet.  The Art Cel itself is in Excellent condition.  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "SOM    8     S 11"; the SOM notation translates to the Sea of Monsters sequence.  This sheet does have the usual staple holes in the corners and is still stapled to the Whale art cel in the bottom left corner.  In fact, both of these Art Cels were purchased together in 1970 from the original owner!   They have since lost the original Certificate of Authenticity but BeatleBay will include a color xerox copy of that original COA.  BeatleBay will also include their Letter of Authenticity (LOA) too.  Overall this is a terrific piece of original artwork from the movie The Yellow Submarine!    We have photocopied an original Sea Of Monsters Scene 8 original background piece to use as a display behind both of these Art Cels as both Art Cels are from the same sequence in the movie!   On the bottom edge of the photocopied background, one can see the SOM notation and Scene 8 notations!   This is the perfect background to display both of these Art Cels!  

The second Art Cel included is of The Whale which measures just under 5" wide by 3" tall.   Both the Whale and the Yellow Submarine display Excellently together in this great Art Cel setup!   The Whale artwork is located in the center section of the celluloid sheet.  The Art Cel itself is in Excellent condition.  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "SOM    Sc8     9U"; the SOM notation translates to the Sea of Monsters sequence, Scene 8.  This sheet does have the usual staple holes in the corners and the bottom left corner is still stapled to the top acetate sheet.

We guarantee both these art cels are completely hand-inked and  were hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA) as pictured below.   SOLD

     


  Item YSAC102:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of ALL 4 BEATLES from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is a set of all 4 Beatles, original art cels from the 1968 major motion picture.  Each clear acetate celluloid sheet measures approximately 12.5" by 16" and contains one Beatle per sheet!   There are 4 separate sheets in this lot, with each sheet containing 1 Beatle.  Together, they form a terrific scene as none of the images overlap and actually they fit together extremely well.   Three of the art cels are from the same sequence/scene in the movie:  Ringo, Paul and George are each marked NWM -  Sc7 which stands for Nowhere Man Sequence,  Scene 7.   The John sheet is marked differently, but fits perfectly with the other 3 Beatles!    To find all 4 Beatles in one frame is quite a feat and makes for a perfect display piece!  

The Ringo cel itself measures approx. 5.25" tall by 2.5" wide and is located on the far left side on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in Excellent condition with no paint loss, nor any black ink loss.  The colors are still extremely bright and vivid as new!  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "NWM  Sc7   6R".  This artwork came directly from one of the original animators at TVC London!    

The George cel measures approx. 4.75" tall by 2" wide and is located just left of center on the celluloid sheet.   The art cel itself is in Excellent condition with no paint loss, nor any black ink loss.  The colors are still extremely bright and vivid as new!  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "NWM  Sc7   Q32".

The Paul cel itself measures just over 5" tall by 3.5" wide and is located just right of center on the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in Excellent condition with no paint loss, nor any black ink loss.  The colors are still extremely bright and vivid as new!  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "NWM  Sc7   27P".

The John cel itself measures approx. 6" tall by 2" wide and is located on the far right side on the celluloid sheet.  The artwork is located in the center section of the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in Excellent condition with no paint loss, nor any black ink loss.  The colors are still extremely bright and vivid as new!  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "Phren   Sc11   J-5".

The artwork comes in one of the original cardboard mats from 1968 with most of the original shrinkwrap intact, even though one end has been torn open and there are several tears in the shrinkwrap on the backside.   Also included is an original Certificate of Authenticity (COA) that originally came with the artwork from the TVC London Studios!   The COA is printed on parchment type paper and contains a gold seal sticker!

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).

     

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  Item YSAC103:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Hand-Painted Watercolor Psychedelic Production Background from THE SEA OF MONSTERS from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art animation hand-painted production background from the 1968 major motion picture!    Original watercolor backgrounds are as rare as hens teeth!  The original production background pieces typically weren't saved like the art cels were,  plus there were dozens/hundreds of cels produced for every background created for the movie... they are that rare!!!   This background is no exception and is a terrific psychedelic original example of hand-painted one-of-a-kind artwork from the movie we all love!!   

This piece came directly from Al Brodax and it’s a really cool hand-painted production background from The Sea of Monsters sequence!  In the movie this background is utilized where the yellow submarine stops in the middle of the screen, and a bunch of funny items pop in-and-out of the submarine during this scene.  You can easily locate this background in the scene because there's a section that looks like a 'Red Fish Hook' on the right side of the background sheet... if you stand back you'll see where we mean... this is the area where the camera focuses it's attention during the 10 second stretch in the movie this background was used.   The background measures approximately 17” wide by 12.5” high and has peg holes attached at the top edge with cloth tape;  The background is marked “MONS” and “SC 8” handwritten in white pencil which stands for the Sea of Monsters, Scene 8.    This scene appears approximately 37min 45sec into the film and this background was used for about 10 seconds in the film.   The submarine cels that originally were used on top of this background were quite varied and we’ve seen several of them over the years.  See below for 3 actual stills from the movie.   If you have one of these submarine cels that was originally used with this background, then by adding this background you'd have what is called a Master Key-sequence cel/background Setup!! A Master Key Setup is when an original production background is matted with an original art cel from the same sequence in the film;  they are quite rare and highly sought after by collectors!  

The background is in Very Good+ to Excellent condition.  Just right of center in the piece, there is a small circular blemish about 3mm in diameter… it’s been painted over by the original artists, but when we checked the scene in the movie where this background is used, you can actually see the blemish in the film!!  So it’s 100% proof positive this piece was used in the final production of The Sea of Monsters Sequence # 8!   If you look at the last screen shot we've added below, you can actually see this 3mm blemish on camera... it's right below the submarine's bottom hatch!!

We will also include an original Letraset Yellow Sub decal art cel with the sale of this item!   The Letraset cel is 2.25" long and on it's own 12.5" x 16" clear acetate sheet...  Keep in mind that the value of this lot is the handpainted watercolor background!!  Not in the Letraset Yellow Submarine art cel!!!   The submarine is not a hand painted art cel, it's a decal that was used by King Features studio at the time so they wouldn't have to keep repainting the same submarine in the same pose every time a submarine was needed in the film.   So they had these sheets of Letraset Decals made up to use in the film.   It's still a production used art cel and it's still Very Cool BUT it's not a hand painted art cel.

Below are 3 still shot photos from the actual movie showing this background as it was used in the production of the film.  As you can see, the action centers around the right center area of the background, right near that 'red colored hook'...

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA) as is shown below.

      

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Item YSAC105:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel of RINGO STARR from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains a large image of Ringo Starr dressed up in his Sgt Pepper Uniform!   The cel itself measures approx. 4.5" wide by 7.75" tall.  The artwork is located on the extreme right edge section of the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in excellent condition.  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "P/L2   Sc25/7   33R".  There are the usual tiny staple holes in each corner which is to be expected, as this is how they were originally issued to the public. 

We guarantee this art cel is completely hand-inked and  hand-painted in London England from November 1967 through July 1968 by TVC (TV Cartoons) for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture premičred July 16, 1968 at the London Pavilion in Piccadilly Circus London England.  All of the Beatles were present during the opening premiere of the movie.   It showed to rave reviews even though the actual Beatles had little to do with the production of the film.  The Fab Four  would stop by the TVC studio in London from time to time to see how production was progressing, but didn't participate on the day to day production of the film.  The Beatles voices were originally to be used but because of time constraints, they used others with similar voices.  However at the end of the actual film, The Beatles themselves are actually shown live, talking and joking for about a minute before John Lennon counts off "one, two, three, four" and the movie ends with The Beatles song "All Together Now"!!!

These art animation cels, drawings and production backgrounds have proven to be a top notch blue chip investment over the years.  Each piece is truly one of a kind artwork from a by-gone era where movement in cartoons was created by filming 16 hand-painted cartoons per second.  Today this is achieved using computers and CGI.   Luckily the artwork from this animated feature film was saved by Beatles fans like you and I back in the day!    This one-of-a-kind artwork will be accompanied with BeatleBay's Letter of Authenticity (LOA).

   

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Item YSAC106:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cel NEGATIVE of KING KONG from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an original art cel Negative from the 1968 major motion picture.  The 12.5" by 16" clear acetate celluloid sheet contains a large image of Ringo Starr dressed up in his Sgt Pepper Uniform!   The cel itself measures approx. 4.5" wide by 7.75" tall.  The artwork is located on the extreme right edge section of the celluloid sheet.  The art cel itself is in excellent condition.  There are the usual peg holes along the bottom edge with the original animator's handwritten notations of the exact scene and sequence this art cel was used in the movie: "P/L2   Sc25/7   33R".  There are the usual tiny staple holes in each corner which is to be expected, as this is how they were originally issued to the public. 

Item YSAC051: The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Cels of ALL 4 BEATLES from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is a tremendous opportunity to purchase one of the nicest set of art cels we’ve ever offered for sale:  All 4 Beatles in a Key Setup from the 1968 full length motion picture The Beatles Yellow Submarine!   This lot consists of 4 separate acetate sheets and each sheet contains one Beatle art cel from the Nowhere Man sequence in the movie.  All 4 Beatles are from the same sequence in the movie;  this is considered a key setup from the movie and is quite rare to find multiple cels used together.   The Paul cel measures approx 7.25” high by 2.75” wide;  the John cel measures approx 4” high by 2.25” wide;  the George cel measures approx 4” by 2.75” wide;  and the Ringo cel measures approx 5.5” high by 2.25” wide.   Each acetate sheet has been cut down slightly from their original 12.5” x 16” sizes because they were all taped together to be filmed as one.   The sheet sizes are as follows:  the Paul sheet measures approx 14.25” by 11”,  the John sheet measures approx 13.75” x 11”,  the George sheet measures approx 13.5” x 11”, and the Ringo sheet measures approx 13.5” by 10.25”.   Paul’s sheet still has the peg holes along the bottom edge along with the animators’ scene notation “NW1  Sc7 8P” which stands for the Nowhere Man Sequence 1, Scene 7.  The sheets have been cut down slightly , most likely to fit over the background they were being filmed with.   It’s not at all uncommon to find.   They were originally all taped together for the filming process, as you can still see the tape residue along the edges of each sheet.  This is exactly how they came out of the studio.  This lot was originally sold at Christies auction in London in the 1990s.  Overall each art cel itself is in Excellent condition.   The edges of the acetate sheets have tape residue, small tears, some uneven cut edges, a small circular tear on the center bottom edge of Ringo's cel, but these cels were used to make a major motion picture for The Beatles!! You’ve got to expect some rough edges as these were physically used to film the movie from.  We get numerous requests for original artwork from Yellow Submarine, but nothing is more requested than all 4 Beatles themselves!  Here is your chance to purchase one of the Holy Grails of vintage 1968 Yellow Submarine artwork:  all 4 Beatles in a gorgeous, beautifully colored, striking pose!!   We guarantee these items are 100% authentic hand painted artwork from the 1968 motion picture as are all the pieces from this collection, and this item will be accompanied with a Letter Of Authenticity (LOA) from BeatleBay.  


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Item YSAC052:  A Very Rare Instructional Model Sheet Cel of THE YELLOW SUBMARINE from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is one of the true rarities of vintage Yellow Submarine artwork collecting:  a full sized, 12.5” by 16”, Pre-Production Instructional Model Sheet Art Cel of The Yellow Submarine!   This is a very rare “instructional model sheet" art cel which was used by the animation team at TVC in London England 1968, during the creation process of the film itself.  This cel would have been created upfront before any of the submarine cels were drawn or painted, most likely by Heinz Edelmann himself.  Each member of the animation team would have referred to this special one-of-a-kind model sheet art cel, which shows the exact dimensions of the sub and which colors to paint each part of the sub.  Instructional cels such as this are extremely rare and hardly ever surface for sale.  The submarine itself measures 9.5” long by 5.5” tall.   The acetate sheet is standard sized 12.5” by 16” and has a plain white sheet stapled to the backside of the artwork.   The condition of the art cel is Excellent.  This lot was originally sold at Christies in London and was featured on the auction catalog’s cover at the time.   Here is your chance to own one of the rarest Beatles Yellow Submarine art cels in existence today!  We guarantee these items are 100% authentic hand painted artwork from the 1968 motion picture as are all the pieces from this collection, and this item will be accompanied with a Letter Of Authenticity (LOA) from BeatleBay.   

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Item YSAC053:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation from "WHEN I'M 64" from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is a very unique original piece of artwork from the 1968 major motion picture The Beatles Yellow Submarine!!!  This setup is from the "When I'm Sixty Four" song sequence in the film, where they say start counting off, one number at a time, from 1 to 64.  Each number was painted into a design or figure.  These are the 1st three numbers that were used in the 11, 12 and 13 sequence.   They are not created on celluloid, they are each hand drawn and hand colored onto thin cardboard and then glued onto a larger cardboard sheet which measures overall approx 12" by 14.5" wide!  Completely original and unique!!!  Each 1, 2, 3 cutout measures approx. 7" tall. Each item is in excellent condition.  We guarantee the items are 100% authentic hand painted artwork from the 1968 motion picture as are all the pieces from this collection.   

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Art Animation from 1999...
Hand-Painted Limited Edition and Serial-Cels
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PLEASE NOTE:  All artwork from this section was made in 1999 when King Features Subfilms Limited decided to re-create some of the original artwork from 1968 and re-introduce the public to this great artwork to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the original major motion picture The Beatles Yellow Submarine!  All artwork is guaranteed to be 100% authentic as authorized by The Beatles!  ENJOY!!!


Each piece of artwork in this section is described in detail in the following brochure...


  Item YSAC5001:  Official BEATLES Serial-Art-Cel Art Animation of "THE FOUR BEATLES with THE BOOB" from 1999 !!  Offered is an original serialcel number YS07-"The Sea of Holes" as issued in 1999 and fully licensed by King Features Subafilms Limited.   This serialcel features all 4 Beatles and Jeremy Hilary Boob PhD. lost in the Sea of Holes.  The artwork has been professionally framed and triple matted and measures 19.5" x 22.5".  This is a beautiful piece of artwork that would look great in anyone's den or office!   It's ready to hang on your wall!   Even though it doesn't show in our pictures, this serial Art Cel is marked along the bottom edge: "© 1999 Subafilms Ltd.  A Yellow Submarine™ Product.  ™Trademark of Subafilms Ltd  ©1968 Authorized BEATLES Merchandise";  we did open the backside to ensure this Serial Art Cel has the correct markings;  and it does!   We guarantee this 1999 Beatles Serial Art Cel is 100% authentic as described and will be accompanied with a Letter of Authenticity (LOA) from BeatleBay.   The piece also comes with it's original LOA from an Art Gallery in Miami Beach, Florida.      SALES PRICE $395.

     

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  Item YSAC5002:  Official BEATLES Serial-Art-Cel Art Animation of "THE YELLOW SUBMARINE" from 1999 !!  Offered is an original serialcel number YS03-"The Yellow Submarine" as issued in 1999 and fully licensed by King Features Subafilms Limited.   This serialcel features an enormous Yellow Submarine measuring a huge 21" long by 11" tall on a background of blue fading to white.  The artwork has been professionally framed and matted and measures 18" x 30".  This is a beautiful piece of artwork that would look great in anyone's den or office!   It's ready to hang on your wall!   There are a few dings on the black frame so if the buyer doesn't want the frame, we can ship it without the frame.   The black cloth matting is quite nice.  Even though it doesn't show in our pictures, this serial Art Cel is marked along the bottom edge: "© 1999 Subafilms Ltd.  A Yellow Submarine™ Product.  ™Trademark of Subafilms Ltd  ©1968 Authorized BEATLES Merchandise";  we did open the backside to ensure this Serial Art Cel has the correct markings;  and it does!   We guarantee this 1999 Beatles Serialcel is 100% authentic as described and will be accompanied with a Letter of Authenticity (LOA) from BeatleBay.  SALES PRICE $495.

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Original 1968 Art Animation Production Backgrounds

Item YSACB001:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Hand-Painted Watercolor Production Background of the PEPPERLAND BAND including 3 key sequence Cels from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is an incredible "One-Of-A-Kind" TRUE GEM!!!   This is an original hand painted production watercolor background from the 1968 major motion picture, The Beatles Yellow Submarine!!!  Included are 3 key sequence art cels that were filmed with this exact production background!  They are the 7" tall Lord Mayor holding his viola and 2 8" tall each Pepperland Musicians with their violins!!  The background itself measures approximately 15" by 32" and is a combination of thin cardboard overlays, all hand painted!!!    It has been triple matted and framed as shown below and is ready for your home or office.  Overall size framed is 18" by 33".   Simply Incredible!!!  They don't get any better than this!!!  We guarantee this item is a  100% authentic hand-painted production background from the 1968 motion picture.

         

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Item YSACB005:  The Beatles 1968 original Art Animation Hand-Painted Watercolor Production Background of Meanieland including 6 Key Sequence Cels from the 1968 The Beatles Yellow Submarine motion picture!!!  Offered is another ultra rarity- this is an original hand painted watercolor production background of Meanieland including 6 key cels from the 1968 major motion picture!!    This is a completely hand-painted watercolor production background!!  Production Backgrounds from the movie Yellow Submarine are extremely rare to find, especially when they include the art cels that were used with them in the movie!!!  That makes this item beyond Rare!!!  Truly, an Ultra Rarity and one that rarely surfaces for sale to the general public!!! Now is your chance to add this incredible piece of original Yellow Submarine artwork to your collection!!!   The exact scene in the movie is "Attack 1, Scene 10, Background # 9.  You will see the original Production Background Watercolor has the original animator's peg holes at the bottom and the piece is marked "ATTACK I   SC 10  B/9" at the very bottom edge of the piece!!!  Also the 6 original production art cels are marked on the bottom edges too, many of them have "ATT I" for the Attack 1 sequence;  "Sc10" or "Scene10" for Scene 10!!!  It's nearly an impossible feat today to find any original art cels and their matching production background together!!!  

    This original hand painted watercolor production background and 6 hand painted key sequence cels were used twice in the movie, both within 18 seconds of each other!!!   This scene is when The Blue Meanies First Attacked Pepperland at the beginning of the film!  The first scene that this artwork is used appears at approx. 2 minutes and 45 seconds into the film...  after the Head Blue Meanie gathered all his troupes together, he yells out "ANTI-MUSIC MISSILE...FIRE!!!", which prompts a Mini Blue Meanie to pull the lever thus firing the Anti-Music Missile (a large purple and blue colored globe) towards Pepperland.   The globe shoots through the sky and lands directly on Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (alias "The Beatles") who are playing on the bandstand!!!  Sgt Pepper's Band are trapped at that point in the movie inside the globe!!!  We have included a short clip from the film which shows both scenes where this artwork was used. 

    The first scene this background is used is at 2:45 into the film and utilizes 3 of the key cels on the production background...the blue hole where the globe shoots out of is first covered up by the large stone stalagmite and is surrounded by 2 large thorned bushes!!  The Head Blue Meanie is counting his troupes and he yells out "Anti Music Missile", which prompts a Blue Meanie to pull the lever for the first time and the stalagmite and one thorned bush move left while the larger thorned bush moves right;  thus revealing the blue hole for the first time!  This blue hole is where the large blue & purple colored globe, i.e. the "Anti-Music Missile" is fired out of.   The Head Blue Meanie then shouts out "The Dreadful Flying Glove" and The Flying Glove then makes a circle around the blue hole on this production background then exits.  The second scene this background is used is at 3:03 into the film where The Head Blue Meanie now yells out "Splendid, Today Pepperland Goes Blue-ie... FIRE!", then the Blue Meanie on the right side pulls the lever again and the purple and blue colored globe (anti music missile) shoots out of the hole aimed directly at Sgt Peppers Band in Pepperland!!!   This starts the first attack on Pepperland!!!

     The hand-painted watercolor production background itself measures approximately 12" by 20"; the background is in Excellent condition except the right edge has a slight fold and a small edge tear.  Each of the cels are on uncut acetate sheets which measure approx 12.5" by 16".  Overall everything is in Very Good to Excellent condition.  Some of the acetate sheets that the art cels are painted on have some edge damage, but these do not interfere with the art cels themselves!  These are ready to be matted & framed into one incredible display piece!!! Additional pictures available upon request.  We guarantee this item is a  100% authentic hand-painted production background from the 1968 motion picture and each art cel is a key sequence cel that was used on this background!

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Item YSACB033:  An Incredible Beatles Yellow Submarine Original Art Animation Hand Painted Watercolor Background of The Sea of Monsters from the full length motion picture The Beatles Yellow Submarine!!!   This background measures approximately 74" wide by 11" high.  That's right!! It's over 6 feet wide!!!  Just the size of this item makes it very special and highly desirable!  This is an incredible piece PLUS it's has 3 Blue Meanie Monsters painted right into the background!!!  Very, very rare!!! This background is made up of 6 separate pieces: there is a left side and right side to this background bottom.  The left side piece measures approx 50" wide by 12.5" high and has 2 monsters painted into the background;  the right side bottom section measures approx 24" wide by 9.5" high and has one blue meanie monster painted into the background;  The first photograph below shows both of the sections together.  The very colorful blue, orange, red and purple multi-tiered platform near the left center is a separate section which was taped onto the bottom left section.  Next, is a  large 12" by 33" dark section background which was used to film this entire background scene!! As the camera filmed the bottom section and panned right across the bottom background, this 'dark background' section was placed behind the bottom sections and was filmed moving right at a slower speed than the bottom section.  So this 'dark background' section was, in effect, used to film the background matching exactly to the entire 6' bottom section of background!!!  It's very cool to find a section of original background that you can watch the entire background being used and for such a long period of time!!! This background was used for approx 40 seconds in the movie!!  That is a long time especially for a cartoon!!!  We also found that the far right bottom section of background was also used in another scene in the movie too- this 2 foot section on the right, which has a monster painted into the background, was used again later in the movie in a completely different scene!  This also gave the film a great 3-D effect.  So what we are offering is the entire background of the first Sea Of Monsters scene in the movie.  If you have the DVD of the film, this scene starts at approx 34:30 and ends at approx 35:10; this is nearly 40 seconds from the entire film- a very long time!!!    The other 2 sections included here are shown at the very beginning of this Sea of Monsters background. If you watch the film you will see these sections appear.  This is by far, one of the most elaborate backgrounds ever offered for sale!!! It is entirely hand painted.  There are many scene notations along the edges of these background sections. There are also pegholes along the edges too.  In our photos below, you will see one photo which shows each of the 6 sections apart.  The rest of the photos progressively show how the pieces were used in the film.  Please ask if you have any questions.  These are guaranteed 100% original production backgrounds actually used in the movie. Overall the sections are Very Good+ to Excellent condition.  There are some fold marks as the setions were folded for storage long ago.  There are no major condition issues with the pieces though.  The colors are still very bright and vivid with no fading!!  The photographs do not do the pieces justice as they are much more colorful, vivid and impressive in person!!!  They were hand-painted in London England in 1968 by TVC TV Cartoons for King Features Subafilms Ltd.  Overall, condition is excellent on this item!  This item will be accompanied by a BeatleBay Letter of Authenticity (LOA) guaranteeing this item is a 100% original art animation production background, hand painted in London England by TVC TV Cartoons  and used in the actual production of the 1968 United Artists  full length feature film The Beatles Yellow Submarine.  SOLD

The next photo shows both bottom background sections together... these are 6' wide...

 

next is a close-up of the left side bottom...

  

next is a close-up of the right side bottom...

 

This next section is the 'dark background' section which is 33" wide and was used behind the entire 6' section as it's entire background...

these next 2 sections were used in the very beginning of the SOM scene...

 

The next photo shows all 6 separate sections...

this next photo shows how the background section was filmed...

as you can see, the 'dark section' was filmed as it moved across the 6' section...

again, the 'dark section' as it moved across the bottom....

Next is where the Teacup and Teapot scene was filmed...


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