• Vintage Film Posters and Film  auction at Christies

    Sale 5872

    Vintage Film Posters and Film Memorabilia

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 319

    The Wizard of Oz

    Price Realised  


    The Wizard of Oz
    BAUM, Frank, Ozma of Oz, Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co., 1907, original boards; signed on fly leaf in various inks by cast members of the 1939 M.G.M. film The Wizard of Oz, signatures include: Judy Garland (Dorothy), Bert Lahr (The Lion), Jack Haley (The Tin Man), Ray Bolger (The Scarecrow), Billie Burke (Glinda), Margaret Hamilton (The Wicked Witch) and Clara Blandick (Aunt Em)

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    According to the vendor of this lot, his great grandfather was a childhood friend of Cecil Holland who worked as a make-up artist on The Wizard of Oz. During filming, Holland obtained these autographs and passed the book on to his old friend.

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    The signature of Frank Morgan (The Wizard) is also included.