London, South Kensington
24 November 2009
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.
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