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The wonderful wizard of Oz

Author: Linda Duvoisin; Richard Thomas; Cronkite Ward Company.; TLC (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2003.
Series: Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a film, it became a beloved classic overnight. As a book, the Wonderful wizard of Oz has generated controversy for a century, being deemed irreligious by some and banned by schools and libraries as subversive. With readings, movie clips, and dramatizations of many scenes, this program explores the enduring attraction of L. Frank Baum's masterpiece for children and the book's innovative illustrations by W.W.  Read more...
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Named Person: L Frank Baum; W W Denslow
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Duvoisin; Richard Thomas; Cronkite Ward Company.; TLC (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 55658563
Notes: Originally produced in 2002.
Credits: Directors of photography, Page McCarty, Dave Porfiri ; editor, Barbara Wiseman Durst ; music, Marc Aramian.
Performer(s): Narrated by Richard Thomas.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Responsibility: produced & written by Linda Duvoisin ; produced by the Cronkite Ward Company for TLC.

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As a film, it became a beloved classic overnight. As a book, the Wonderful wizard of Oz has generated controversy for a century, being deemed irreligious by some and banned by schools and libraries as subversive. With readings, movie clips, and dramatizations of many scenes, this program explores the enduring attraction of L. Frank Baum's masterpiece for children and the book's innovative illustrations by W.W. Denslow.

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