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A Brief Guide to Oz free pdf What if Dorothy Gale wasn't the only person who went to see the Wizard of Oz? MGM's landmark 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, starring Judy Garland, did not mark the beginning of adventures in Oz. Both before and since, dozens of tales have been told of the Marvellous Land of Oz, and its inhabitants such as the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, the Hungry Tiger and Jack Pumpkinhead. In this fascinating and wide-ranging book, Paul Simpson looks back at the Famous Forty - the original novels by L. Frank Baum and his successors which entranced generations of children with their wonderful world of munchkins, princesses and wicked witches. He examines the many ways in which the stories have been retold in movies - from the silent era to Disney's recent blockbuster Oz the Great and Powerful - and on television, featuring everyone from Tom

About Paul Simpson

Paul Simpson has been writing professionally about fantasy and science fiction for the past two decades. His books include guides to the Jim Henson show Farscape, the young Superman show Smallville, The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and Wallace

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Author : Paul Simpson
Publisher : Robinson Publishing
Data Published : 07 November 2013
ISBN : 1472110366
EAN : 9781472110367
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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