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The road to Oz : the evolution, creation and legacy of a motion picture masterpiece

Author: Jay Scarfone; William Stillman
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Road to Oz is a complete retelling of how The Wizard of Oz was influenced and created, and attained its iconic status. The new volume by Jay Scarfone and William Stillman will reflect recent research and much more through newly discovered period interviews, media resources of the era, transcriptions and unique contemporary interviews with those who were there. Additionally, never-before-published imagery  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scarfone, Jay.
Road to Oz.
Lanham, MD : Lyons Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018032784
Named Person: L Frank Baum; L Frank Baum
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Scarfone; William Stillman
ISBN: 9781493036295 1493036297 9781493042838 1493042831
OCLC Number: 1043953490
Description: ix, 382 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Early Oz --
A Technicolor dreamland --
Role call --
Screen adaptation --
Looking the part --
The directors : take one and take two --
The shoot : capturing fantasy on celluloid --
Conjuring magic --
Public premiere --
Laurels of distinction --
Postwar reprise --
Legend.
Responsibility: Jay Scarfone and William Stillman.

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"The Road to Oz is a complete retelling of how The Wizard of Oz was influenced and created, and attained its iconic status. The new volume by Jay Scarfone and William Stillman will reflect recent research and much more through newly discovered period interviews, media resources of the era, transcriptions and unique contemporary interviews with those who were there. Additionally, never-before-published imagery accompanies the text. In its truth and candor, this new historical contribution is ideal to tie-in with the 2018-19 80th anniversary of the 1939 movie"--

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