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    The Wizard of Oz (MGM, 1943). First Release Finnish Poster (15.75" X 23").
    Released during an abysmal time in history for many countries, The Wizard of Oz was perhaps the bit of magic and wonderment audiences needed the world over. The film opened in Finland amidst the "Continuation Conflict" (1941-1944) phase of WWII, in which that country fought alongside the Axis Powers. Moviegoers were treated to the splendorous Technicolor land of Oz, where Judy Garland was joined by The Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr), the Scarecrow (Ray Bolger), and the Tin Man (Jack Haley) on an unforgettable quest. The endearing cast is pictured on this Finnish poster, along with Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West, and Billie Burke as Glinda the Good Witch. There is a small tear in the bottom border, a top left corner bend, and minor creasing. A very rare piece of movie poster history! Rolled, Very Fine.


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    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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