The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion

The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion

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by William Stillman, Jay Scarfone
     
 

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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delivers an interactive experience, transporting readers over the rainbow and into the Land of Oz with its host of unpublished artwork, behind-the-scenes stories from the stars, and removable special features.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 travel down the

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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delivers an interactive experience, transporting readers over the rainbow and into the Land of Oz with its host of unpublished artwork, behind-the-scenes stories from the stars, and removable special features.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 travel down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy and her companions on the journey of a lifetime. Learn the filmmaking tricks and techniques behind the film's realistic tornado, why Dorothy's shoes were ruby-colored, and how the filmmakers got a fleet of Winged Monkeys to fly. Authors Jay Scarfone and William Stillman reveal filmmaking secrets and information on everything from the film's pre- and postproduction to early reviews and publicity to never-before-published stories from the cast and crew, making it the definitive book on the subject. Beautifully designed with an array of film stills, Technicolor™ test frames, rare artwork and photography, and costume and set illustrations, this collectible edition provides an unrivaled glimpse at the land where dreams come true.

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Editorial Reviews

Book Reviews by David Marshall James
“Essential to any Ozophile’s collection…Scarfone and Stillman have brought as many new finds and hitherto unseen treats as possible to the pages of this retrospective.”
Variety
“The coffee table book offers a treasure trove of images, including startling photos of Judy Garland testing multiple wigs in various styles and colors-including cascading blonde locks.”
The Royal Blog of OZ
“The rare photos and new information in the book are worth the price of the book alone. Well done to Stillman and Scarfone!”
Psychobabble
“Dedicated millions will find much to tickle them in The Official 75th Anniversary Companion, which compliments Scarfone and Stillman’s storytelling with artifacts from Turner Entertainment’s Oz archives.”
The Examiner
“It’s a gorgeous tome that celebrates a gorgeous film.”
Collector's Corner
“Take a trip down Memory Lane as Dorothy...and the entire cast and crew of the film join you on your journey complete with interesting insights, little known facts and fascinating text.”
Lez Get Real
“The wealth of knowledge and historical significance this volume contains is unprecedented.”
Judy Garland News
“Wonderful. Fantastic. Brilliant. Gorgeous… this is by far the book to get this year or any year. It’s the perfect holiday gift, birthday gift, or gift for any occasion. Oz fans, Garland fans, MGM fans, musicals fans, and so on, will enjoy this book for years to come.”
People magazine
“Filled with behind-the-scenes facts and photos (Judy Garland in a soon-to-be-nixed blonde wig!), the film’s 75th-anniversary compendium is a must-have for fans.”
Entertainment Weekly
“Jump over the rainbow with inside stories from the classic film.”
PopMatters
“Sure to satisfy diehard fans as well as newbies….as it stands today, this book is the best tangible access to Oz goodies on print.”
Parade.com
“Honoring the film’s 75th anniversary, William Stillman and Jay Scarfone pull out all the stops for this expansive and well-made official tome.”
Turner Classic Movies
“Beautifully designed with an array of film stills, Technicolor test frames, rare artwork and photography...this collectible edition provides an unrivaled glimpse at the land where dreams come true.”
The Baum Bugle
“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.”

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062330994
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/29/2013
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
391,682
File size:
14 MB
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