"A Gem of an Idea"
This original production drawing by Jim Dewicky is from the episode “A Gem of an Idea” broadcast originally in 1962.
This rare piece of production artwork is stamped with the PUD Film company logo and an archival number from the Archival Department of PUD Film. The drawing comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Artist: Jim Dewicky
Material: Red pencil and graphite
Paper: Animation paper
Size: 26.7 x 33.0 cm (10.5 x 13 in) - 12FLD
Spaceman Jax and the Galactic Adventures
was first broadcast in 1961, sponsored by Sunington Morn Breakfast Cereals. It was created by Bill Pendergast and Leo Ulrich, and designed by Philip La Carta (who also designed Brigadier Buffalo and Manfred J. Platypus, P.I.). The show was the first big success for P.U.D. Film, and though it originally ran for just three seasons, it has continued to enjoy success in syndication.
The show featured work by animators such as Jim Dewicky and Bud Marsh. Spaceman Jax (the “hero with a heart of gold, and the intellect of a Ploridian Lunar Beast”) was...