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"The Wizard of Oz" film to be made soon ?....

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February 19, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 19, 1938

* "The Wizard of Oz" to be a movie ?
* L. Frank Baum's book up for sale ?
* Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ?

The top of page 19 has a interesting report under: "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD" with the heading: "'The Wizard of Oz' in Demand Following the Box-Office Success of 'Snow White'" (see) Coverage on L. Frank Baum's book wanted to make a film. A agreement would be made in this month and was Shirley Temple to be 'Dorothy' ?
Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century