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Oz before the rainbow : L. Frank Baum's The wonderful Wizard of Oz on stage and screen to 1939

Author: Mark Evan Swartz
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author reminds readers that various stage and screen dramatizations of L. Frank Baum's book preceded and influenced the 1939 film. The illustrated book contains rare photographs, film stills,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Adaptations
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Swartz, Mark Evan.
Oz before the rainbow.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00008262
(OCoLC)45066029
Named Person: L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Evan Swartz
ISBN: 0801876982 9780801876981 0801864771 9780801864773
OCLC Number: 51481235
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 291 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments --
Introduction : off to see the wizard : L. Frank Baum and the wonderful wizard of Oz (1900) --
Part 1 : Stage musical, 1902-1918 --
Collaboration and conflict : the wizard of Oz takes shape ; What pleases the people : the script for the Chicago opening ; Flare of color : the Chicago premiere and the midwest tour ; Something new under the sun : the New York City engagement ; Wizard deluxe and redux : the cross-country tours and beyond --
Part 2 : Silent films, 1908-1925 --
Novel entertainment : fairylogue and radio-plays (1908) ; One-reel spectacle : the wonderful wizard of Oz (1910) ; Hollywood high jinks : the wizard of Oz (1925), I ; Slapstick scarecrow : the wizard of Oz (1925), II ; Epilogue : the wizard of Oz (1939) : its roots and repercussions.
Responsibility: Mark Evan Swartz.

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"Attractively produced, this book fills a gap in the literature." -- Choice "Swartz reminds us that Oz, from the turn of the 20th century on, has continued to live in America's consciousness." -- Read more...

 
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