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    Marcel Delgado miniature animation base fire ladder and exterior fire escape from It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. (United Artists, 1963) Vintage original (2) miniature set pieces including (1) screen used 16 x 8 x 4 in. fire escape balcony constructed of metal components. The balcony platform is affixed to a miniature textured brick wall backdrop with a 7 x 4 in. cast foam latex rubber male figure created from original molds, both added for display measuring 18 x 13.5 x 5 in. (1) screen used 24 x 4 x 3 in. fire truck ladder segment constructed of metal components. The telescoping ladder section is affixed to an arched wooden FX base with metal grooved track for the ladder to glide back and forth upon with a 7 x 4 in. cast foam latex rubber male figure created from original molds added for the display measuring 33 x 31 x 7.5 in. All pieces painted and finished to exacting, realistic detail of influential sculptor, model maker and stop-motion animator Marcel Delgado, early innovator of stop motion animation. Delgado worked with the legendary Willis O'Brien on The Lost World, King Kong and many more early landmark FX films. These set pieces are highly visible in the unforgettable, madcap ladder rescue scene in which many of the iconic cast of comedians are thrown, one by one, from the top of an out of control fire ladder. Exhibiting age, production wear and expected oxidation. In vintage very good condition.

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    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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