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    The Wizard of Oz (MGM, R-1949). Folded, Fine. Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    MGM's enduring classic was filmed in 1939 for an estimated budget of some 2.75 million dollars making it one of the most costly films of the day. This lovely half sheet, offered for only the second time, presents a great image of Judy Garland and her three friends as well as wonderful scenes from the film. Signs of handling include edge and fold wear, creases, and tears, some of which extend into the interior. The poster also has some stains, as well as a horizontal tear that extends from the left border through Ray Bolger's image and upward to the "W" of "Wizard." This tear, the edges, and the folds have all braced with paper tape on the verso. There is stenciled silver lettering above the right center fold celebrating the studio's silver anniversary, most likely from a stencil sent by the studio for theater use, as well as an Australian rating symbol stenciled in the left background. Folded, Fine.


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    March, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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