GILLIGANS ISLAND Orig. Cels & 42" HAND PAINTED BG
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The New Adventures of Gilligan Orig. Animation Cel & 42" HAND PAINTED BG42" x 10" HAND PAINTED BACKGROUND ART MINT CONDITION Includes 8 cels! Very hard to find panoramic background art! MATCHING BACKGROUND ART These sell in galleries from $1,250 to $2,500. The New Adventures of Gilligan was Filmation's animated Saturday morning version of the enormously popular 1960's TV series Gilligan's Island. The cartoon picked up w the prime time show left off: Gilligan, the Skipper too, the millionaire and his wife (Mr. and Mrs. Howell), the movie star (Ginger), the Professor, and Mary Ann were all stranded on an uncharted desert isle. The Saturday morning show also included five of the seven original voices (Dawn Wells and Tina Louise did not lend their voices to Mary Ann and Ginger, respectively), as well as the same executive producer, Sherwood Schwartz.
The premise of the cartoon was similar to the series as well, with Gilligan - in his patented bungling way - inadvertently thwarting the efforts of the rest of the gang to get off the island. But since he was so lovable and was Skipper's "little buddy," the others usually forgave him. One notable addition to the animated version was Gilligan's pet monkey, Stubby. Most of the episodes ended with an educational slant, win Skipper ... read more