Original Pinocchio production cel to auction for $60,000?

A stunning original production cel and matching production background from Walt Disney Studios' 1940 film Pinocchio is expected to achieve $60,000 on July 31.

Original Pinocchio cel Disney
Geppetto and his wooden "son", whose nose famously grows every time he tells a lie

US auction house Profiles in History is offering the cel, which features the deceitful wooden boy and his "father", a woodcarver named Geppetto, as part of its 58th Animation Auction.

The entire artefact measures 8.5 x 11 inches.

A second still from the film, which is based around Pinocchio's attempts at becoming a real boy, features Pinocchio and Stromboli, Pinocchio's puppeteer antagonist, whose name translates as "Fire Eater". It is also valued at $60,000.

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