Ltd Editon no 210 The Kid (Bugs as Charlie Chaplin). Bugs Bunny The Kid Released 1997 – Edition Size 500 – Hand Signed by Chuck Jones – Limited Edition Cel – with hand painted coloring on sericel outline. Measures Approx: 19 x 21 Framed. Condition of artwork and signature is mint. The frame has some age related light marks although still displays beautifully. As a child, Chuck Jones lived close to the United Artists backlot and he would sit at the fence and watch Charlie Chaplin make movies. Jones said that he could never understand why Chaplin did the same take over and over again until he himself was creating animated movies. Chuck Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was born in Spokane, Washington but grew up in Hollywood, California where he was inspired by the comedic talents and slapstick humor of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. As a child, he occasionally worked as an extra in Mac Sennett comedies. Jones graduated from Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles (now California Institute of the Arts). In 1932, Jones got his first job as a cel washer for Ubbe Iwerks, a former Disney Animator. , after being hired by Friz Freleng as an animator. Once the animation branch of Warner Bros. Closed, Jones briefly worked for Disney before moving to MGM where he created new episodes of Tom and Jerry and directed features such as The Dot and the Line, which went on to win an Academy Award for Animated Short Film. The item “Chuck Jones SIGNED The Kid Hand Painted Sericel Ltd Edition Rare Warner Bros” is in sale since Sunday, October 14, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectables\Animation Collectables\Animation Art\Other Animation Art”. The seller is “chestrfield” and is located in Carnoustie, Angus. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Chile.
- Studio: Warner Bros
- Type: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Signed?: Chuck Jones