The Jetsons Production Cel from “Jetsons: The Movie”
– Cartoon: “Jetons: The Movie”
– Character(s): George, Jane, Judy, Elroy, Astro and Rosie
– Hand-Painted Production Cel
– Image Size: 10.5” x 12.5”
– Signed by: Joe Barbera and Bill Hanna
An Original Hanna-Barbera production cel from, “Jetsons: The Movie.” The hand-painted cel is matched with a printed background from the original production art and signed by William Hanna and Joe Barbera.
The Jetsons was Hanna-Barbera second prime time cartoon, aired on Sunday September 23, 1962 becoming another hit for the Hanna-Barbera studio. The Jetsons, based in the 21st Century world filled with space ships, robots, elaborate electronic gadgets and labor saving devices.
The characters in this futuristic cartoon series are George Jetson, his wife Jane, Judy is their teenage daughter, Elroy their young son and Astro the family dog. Rounding out the cast is Rosie their robot maid, Henry the Skypad apartment supernatant where the Jetsons live, Cosmo Spacely George’s boss and H.G. Cogswell who owns the rival company to Spacely.
William Hanna and Joe Barbera, the eight-time Oscar duo, opened the doors of Hanna-Barbera in 1957. Hanna-Barbera had a major impact on television and became the most successful television animation studio in the world. It was the first studio to run an animated series during prime time while their other cartoons dominated Saturday mornings. With Bill’s comedic timing and Joe’s amazing storytelling instincts, this powerful partnership created legendary work that continues to entertain.