Poster Details

Title: WIZARD of OZ original MGM Studio Executive Letter
Title AKA:

OUR PRICE: $995.00

Year: 1939
Director: Victor Fleming, Mervyn LeRoy (Producer)

Starring:
Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Frank Morgan, Margaret Hamilton

Poster Notes:
Unique item. Original MGM Studo letterhead dated August 4, 1939. The letter is signed from VERNE SMITH, Film Booker, to OSCAR HENRIKSEN of the Strand Theatre in Grafton, North Dakota. In the letter Mr. Smith advises Mr. Henriksen that MGM has booked the short subject, NEW AUDIOSCOPIKS for his theater, September 12-13, 1939, as well as the film's narrator, PETE SMITH for an public appearance. Interestingly, "New Audioscopiks" was the second in a series of short experimental films produced in the 1930s introducing the new technology "3-D" film. Other bookings for showcasing in letter include an "Our Gang" short and an episode from "The Passing Parade" series. An interesting note about THE STRAND THEATRE of Grafton, North Dakota...it was and may be still, owned independantly by one family since the 1930s. Though it caught fire in 1945, it was rebuilt, and then re-modeled with a second screen added in 1977.

Condition Notes:
Bright Image; Burn Mark Minor lower right corner; Unique item. Original MGM Studo letterhead dated August 4, 1939. The letter is signed from VERNE SMITH, Film Booker, to OSCAR HENRIKSEN of the Strand Theatre in Grafton, North Dakota.

Poster Form: Not Listed

Condition Code:   B            View Poster Condition Codes