From Disney Enterprises, Inc.

an Original Production Cel featuring Fantasia's Hyacinth Hippo

from Touchstone Pictures / Amblin Entertainment's

Who Framed Roger Rabbit .

This 1988 classic was directed by Roger Zemeckis. It starred Bob Hoskins as Eddie Valiant, Christopher Lloyd as Baron von Rotton (Judge Doom), Joanna Cassidy as Dolores, and a cast of hundreds of classic animated characters from Disney as well as other Hollywood Studios. Who Framed Roger Rabbit was nominated for six Academy Awards and won three including the Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

This Original Production Cel was created by Disney artists for the making of this feature which combined live action and animation at a level of artistry and sophistication yet to be matched.

This cel features the one of Walt Disney's most memorable and beloved characters - Hyacinth Hippo - from the 1940 animated milestone Fantasia. Hyacinth was the prima ballerina in the Dance of the Hours sequence of Disney's iconic concert piece. Backed by a phalanx of dancing hippos and troupes of ostriches, elephants and alligators, the rotund Hyacinth dances a pas de deux with the sinuous Ben Ali Gator in a sequence widely regarded as an animation classic.

Hyacinth's charm has not only weatd the decades since the release of Fantasia
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