The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060

By: HARMETZ, Aljean

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Stated first edition on copyright page; inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author. A behind-the-scenes account of the making of just one of 52 yearly MGM movies: Production #1060, which became "The Wizard of Oz", one of the most popular movies ever made. The author interviewed writers, cameramen, cast members and others who helped craft the film, which debuted in 1939. Includes 93 illustrations and photos (18 in full color) and an introduction by Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch of the West. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with three color photos on front and back, $12.95 flap price. --- California bookseller label to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Bright jacket with very minor creasing to edges; else undamaged and in removable mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xx, 330 pages; Signed by Author

Title: The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060

Author Name: HARMETZ, Aljean

Categories: >>Drama/Theatre; Movies/TV,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

ISBN Number: 0394493508

ISBN Number 13: 9780394493503

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 79543