The Wizard Of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion

Hardcover | October 29, 2013

byWilliam Stillman, Jay Scarfone

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An over-the-top, beautifully designed book that commemorates the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Officially licensed with Warner Bros., this collectible edition features accessible text, a host of never-before-seen ephemera, and nine removable features.

Written by the foremost authorities on the subject—Jay Scarfone and William Stillman—and designed in close collaboration with Warner Bros., The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion delivers an entertaining and interactive experience, transporting readers over the rainbow and into the wonderful Land of Oz. The authors detail filmmaking secrets—the inspiration behind the film's realistic tornado; why Dorothy's shoes were ruby-colored; and how the filmmakers got a fleet of monkeys to fly—and reveal never-before-seen artwork from their personal collection, including, but not limited to, rare stills, Technicolor test frames, and costume and set illustrations.

Additionally, the book will contain nine removable features as well as several innovative graphic components. More than your average anniversary edition, this book promises to be the most definitive look at The Wizard of Oz yet. It is comprehensive in its scope yet accessibly written and beautifully designed—perfect for The Wizard of Oz fans, film buffs of all ages, and collectors.  

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An over-the-top, beautifully designed book that commemorates the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Officially licensed with Warner Bros., this collectible edition features accessible text, a host of never-before-seen ephemera, and nine removable features.Written by the foremost authorities on the subject—Jay Scarfone and W...

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Commemorating the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, this collectible edition delivers an interactive experience, transporting readers over the rainbow and into the Land of Oz with its host of unpublished artwork, behind-the-scenes stories from the stars, and removable special features.Open the door to the Land of Oz and tr...

Jay Scarfone and William Stillman are the authors of several books on the creation and legacy of the motion pictureThe Wizard of Oz. Historians and collectors since the 1970s, they have amassed one of the world's largest and most comprehensive archives of memorabilia from Turner Entertainment Co.'sThe Wizard of Oz, the holdings of whic...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 11 × 9.25 × 0.74 inPublished:October 29, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062278010

ISBN - 13:9780062278012

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“The most exciting discoveries in this anniversary companion are the visual elements...Their Anniversary Companion is reverent yet fun, and the determination to scrounge up some new material for die-hard Oz fans is admirable.”