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Let S/R Labs help you get all fired up for Halloween with its biannual animation art auction

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Okay. Halloween is less than 2 weeks away at this point. So do you have any ideas for a costume yet? I didn't think so.

Well, when I'm out to make an impression at my sister Andrea's annual Halloween / pumpkin carving party, I always try to think about what scared me as a kid (As opposed to what scares me now as an adult. Which is the Visa bill).


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Anyway, luckily the catalog for S/R Laboratories' latest animation art auction (which -- FYI -- gets underway tomorrow. And features a wide selection of highly collectible / very cool stuff) showed up in the mail earlier this week. And I paged through those 48 pages of pre-production and promotional items that will be coming up for bid, I came across all sorts of characters who used to frighten me back in my formative years. Genuinely weird creatures like the multi-headed elephant man from "Dumbo " 's "Pink Elephants on Parade" number ...


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... or that sinister coachman who took all of those bad little boys away to Pleasure Island in "Pinocchio ."


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Mind you, if you're a woman who's looking for inspiration when it comes to your 2013 Halloween outfit, the catalog for S/R Labs' Fall 2013 animation art auction also features images of some pretty loathsome ladies. Infamous Disney Villains like the Wicked Queen from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" ...


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... Lady Tremaine from "Cinderella " ...


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... and -- of course -- that awful crone who tricked Snow White into taking a bite of that poisoned apple.


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Of course, if you're a child of the early 1980s, I guess you could always go trick-or-treating as the dapper-but-dangerous Ratigan from "The Great Mouse Detective ."


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Or if you're more of a sci-fi fan, there's always Sark from Disney's "TRON ."


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If  you really want to make an impression at this year's Halloween party, I guess you could always go as Chernabog from "Fantasia " 's "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence.


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The only problem is ... I bet those wings would kind of make it difficult to bust a move out on the dance floor. And I'm thinking that you'd have a similar sort of problem if you decided to dress as Goofy-playing-Marley's-Ghost from "Mickey's Christmas Carol " ...


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... what with all those chains & money boxes that you'd be dragging along behind you.

Seriously, folks. If you've really run out of ideas when it comes to Halloween costumes for this year, a quick page-thru of S/R Labs' Fall 2013 animation art auction catalog (which can be found online right here) is sure to get you all fired up.


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And who knows? You may also find a piece of animation history that you just can't live without as you leaf through this 48-page catalog.

FYI: All of the artwork featured in today's article came from the catalog for S/R Laboratories' Fall 2013 animation art auction. Which runs October 21st - 22nd. For further information on how you can participate in this biannual online event, please click on this link.

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