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The Making of the Wizard of Oz free pdf Released in conjunction with the 75th-anniversary DVD release of "The Wizard of Oz," this book is the definitive story of how one of America's most beloved movies was made and a marvelous, unprecedented examination of how Hollywood used to make movies. This updated edition includes numerous photos and shares hundreds of interviews with cameramen, screenwriters, costume designers, directors, producers, light technicians, actors, and more to reveal how the factory-like Hollywood system of moviemaking miraculously produced one of the most enduring films ever made. From the scandalous headlines of Munchkin orgies at the Culver City Hotel and the Witch's (accidental) burning to the building of the Emerald City and the sewing of nearly 1,000 costumes, "The Making of The Wizard of Oz" provides a richly detailed re-creation of MGM's production No. 1060 and a detail-by-detail, department-by-department look at the most powerful and flamboyant studio Hollywood has ever known.

About Aljean Harmetz

Aljean Harmetz is the author of "The Making of Casablanca," " On the Road to Tara: The Making of Gone with the Wind," "Rolling Breaks and Other Movie Business," and a novel, "Off the Face of the Earth." She lives in Los Angeles. Margaret Hamilton was an actress best known for her portrayal of the malevolent Miss Almira Gulch and the Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz."Aljean Harmetz is the author of "The Making of""Casablanca," "On the Road to Tara: The Making of" Gone with the Wind, "Rolling Breaks and Other Movie Business," and a novel, "Off the Face of the Earth." She spent twelve years as the Hollywood and West Coast cultural reporter at the "New York Times."

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Author : Aljean Harmetz
Publisher : Chicago Review Press
Data Published : 01 October 2013
ISBN : 1613748329
EAN : 9781613748329
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 376 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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