Thursday, February 26, 2015

Happy Birthday Tex Avery

Tex Avery Northwest Hounded Police Original Animation Production Drawing
Today marks the birthday of animator Fred "Tex" Avery (1908-1980), best known for creating the characters of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Droopy (who co-stars in this film), and Screwy Squirrel. Our Collector's Treasure of the Day is this original final animation drawing of the escaped convict Wolf  from the MGM cartoon Northwest Hounded Police (1946) directed by Tex Avery. This cartoon was ranked 28th on Jerry Beck's list of The 50 Greatest Cartoons and 27th on Cartoon Network's own list of Greatest 50 Cartoons. Very Fine condition. Authenticity guaranteed for life by Collector's Shangri-La plus third party COA.

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