James and the Giant Peach (7) Stop M...
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DescriptionJames and the Giant Peach (7) Stop Motion Components Including "James" and "Cocooned Aunts" (Disney, 1996). Original collection of (7) "James" puppet components measuring from 2.5" x 2" to 2.5" x 3" including (2) cast resin heads 1-full with bare head back and 1-half head, painted and finished with small bead eyes affixed (1-missing), (1) cast resin skull cap portion with magnets for affixing to skull (not present) and (2) cast foam latex rubber shell pieces 1- face and 1-head of sculptural hair, both unpainted, (1) "Aunt Spiker" and "Aunt Sponge" cocooned in spider's web and suspended from a winch, constructed of cast resin components, metal rods, foam latex rubber and multimedia.
The wrapped aunts measure 11" x 4" with a metal rod protruding from the bottom for animation purposes. The winch construction measures 6" x 6" with a 17-minute long animating rod affixed. The aunts are connected to the winch by a rod wrapped in blue tape for blue screen FX removal with a spider web thread present, and (1) miniature 2.5 in. clear acrylic pitcher filled with amber resin "liquid" with half the pitcher cut away to allow for content to be manipulated from the non-camera side. Exhibiting minor production wear and use. In Very Good to Fine condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.
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