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												The Making of  the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime  of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060 by  Aljean HARMETZ
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1977
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 79543)

The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060

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The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060

by HARMETZ, Aljean

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0394493508
ISBN 13
9780394493503
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394493508 . Stated first edition on copyright page; inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author. A behind-the-scenes account of the making of just one of 52 yearly MGM movies: Production #1060, which became "The Wizard of Oz", one of the most popular movies ever made. The author interviewed writers, cameramen, cast members and others who helped craft the film, which debuted in 1939. Includes 93 illustrations and photos (18 in full color) and an introduction by Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch of the West. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with three color photos on front and back, $12.95 flap price. --- California bookseller label to front paste-down, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Bright jacket with very minor creasing to edges; else undamaged and in removable mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xx, 330 pages; Signed by Author .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
79543
Title
The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM--and the Miracle of Production #1060
Author
HARMETZ, Aljean
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0394493508
ISBN 13
9780394493503
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1977
Keywords
0394493508

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