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    The Wizard of Oz (MGM, 1939). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Its first television showings were on CBS television on November 3, 1956 and in December, 1959, and then annually for Thanksgiving, Christmas and/or Easter time for the next twenty years. It soon became a classic institution, and a rite of passage for everyone, and probably has been seen by more people than any other motion picture over multiple decades. Initially, however, the film was not commercially successful (at $3 million), but it was critically acclaimed. Offered here is an original card from the set with the inset bubble reading, "Magic and merriment...color and gayety...as Oz reveals its glories to Dorothy and her friends!" This card is in exceptional condition with pinholes in the border, twelve in all. This is a tremendous example of this card in unrestored condition. Fine/Very Fine.

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